Elmhurst Ditches Dairy, Launches Plant-Based Milk Instead

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Cow milk sales in the United States have fallen by 50% in the last 5 years. And now a dairy in Queens, New York, has stopped producing cow’s milk altogether, and will produce simple, raw, plant-based milks instead. Elmhurst Dairy has ceased it’s dairy operation after 90 years citing decreased customer demand. Since it was incorporated in the 1920’s, Elmhurst…

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Plant-Based Diet Best for Heart Disease and Obesity

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A whole-food, plant-based diet is best for reducing weight and cholesterol, according to a study published this week in Nutrition & Diabetes. Researchers tracked weight and cholesterol levels for 65 overweight participants who also had at least one other metabolic condition (e.g., heart disease, type 2 diabetes) and randomized half into a low-fat, vegan dietary intervention group with no calorie…

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