According to a new study, women who consume animal products, specifically dairy, are five times more likely to have twins than those who follow a vegan diet. The growth hormone IGF, which is routinely fed to cows, is the primary suspect. Research shows that vegan women have approximately a 13 percent lower level of IGF in their blood than women who consume dairy. Read a full report on Reuters.
Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.