Know Your Ingredients: The Many Names of Corn

I wanted to start a small series about how to read ingredients. Although I suggest eating things without a label and ingredient list on the box or bag (eating whole, unprocessed foods), there are always things that will have a nutrition label and ingredient list like yogurts, cereals, oatmeal packets, etc. These in themselves might … More Know Your Ingredients: The Many Names of Corn

Know Your Labels: Lactose-Free vs. Non-Dairy vs. Dairy-Free

Did you know that “lactose-free”, “non-dairy” and “dairy-free” do not mean the same thing? It can be confusing and frustrating, but it’s important to know the difference when you have a dairy allergy. Why It’s Confusing Something that is “Milk” doesn’t mean cow’s milk, or animal milk. Almond Milk, Coconut Milk, Soy Milk, etc. Something … More Know Your Labels: Lactose-Free vs. Non-Dairy vs. Dairy-Free