More Cheese, Please!

More Cheese, Please!

Cheese often gets a bad rap these days for its fat and salt content, but with a little planning, there are many ways you can enjoy it without feeling guilty. Like milk, cheese offers a variety of nutrients that our body depends on for proper functioning. For example, minerals such as phosphorous and calcium in …

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What a Pair! Prebiotics and Fermented Dairy

What a Pair! Prebiotics and Fermented Dairy

This post was written by our former University of New Hampshire dietetic intern Jennifer Behymer, MS as part of a mini blog series on fermented dairy. — Many people are aware of probiotics and the health benefits related to consuming them on a daily basis. We previously shared some background information on this topic and also introduced you to some fermented dairy foods that …

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Fermented Dairy: Yogurt, Kefir, and Skyr, Oh My!

Fermented Dairy: Yogurt, Kefir, and Skyr, Oh My!

This post was written by our former University of New Hampshire dietetic intern Jennifer Behymer, MS as part of a mini blog series on fermented dairy. — If you frequent the dairy aisle for more than just milk and cheese, you’ve likely seen numerous options of yogurt and fermented dairy products. Most may be familiar, but …

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Making Homemade Kefir

Making Homemade Kefir

This post was written by our former University of New Hampshire dietetic intern Jennifer Behymer, MS as part of a mini blog series on fermented dairy. — Do you like the idea of making things from scratch? Have you ever wanted to make your own kefir? As part of my introduction to working as an …

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