Health Goal: Reduce your Dairy intake, and find substitutions!

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When most people think of milk and dairy products, the immediate reaction is to think of increased calcium and other vitamins they are getting. While dairy

 products do contribute to calcium levels, there are many adverse effects of maintaining a diet high in dairy products. For more information regarding the disadvantages of consuming dairy see this websitehttp://www.nutritionmd.org/nutrition_tips/nutrition_tips_understand_foods/dairy.html.This week, make it a priority to decrease the amount of dairy products you consume, and instead try out some great dairy substitutes such as almond milk, rice milk, soy mild, or coconut yogurt.Many individuals unknowingly suffer from milk forms of being lactose intolerant, and by eliminating the amount (or all) the dairy you consume this week, you can assess how you body reacts.