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Medicating the Elderly with Night Milk

Medicating the Elderly with Night Milk

Elderly people often have trouble sleeping. For those afflicted, it’s more than mere annoyance: insomnia in old age is associated with a range of health difficulties. What’s worse, many medications that are commonly prescribed to elderly people only add to the problem—including beta blockers, which treat hypertension. This is because they lower the levels of a hormone called melatonin. Yet, melatonin levels can be increased by consuming foodstuffs that are rich in them. One key source is milk collected from cows in the middle of the night. Read More...

Delivering Your Daily Dairy

Delivering Your Daily Dairy

In 2012, 620 billion liters of milk were produced worldwide. The certainty of this supply and nutritional contribution of milk provides a staple for many households. The proportion consumed as drinking milk varies between countries, but the challenge of delivering fresh milk to the consumer is ubiquitous. Delivering milk to the table of households across the world is a triumph of logistics that has developed over many decades. Read More...