FAQs ABOUT OMEGA-3
Q. What is Omega-3?
A. Omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial fats that contribute to good health and normal growth and development.
Q. Why is it essential for a healthy diet?
A. Omega-3 promotes development and maintenance of the brain, eyes and nerves. Omega-3 is the essential nutrient for normal functioning of neural tissue, cognitive performance and visual acuity. Omega-3 is linked to a reduced risk of postpartum depression.
Q. Who needs Omega-3?
A. Everyone needs Omega-3! Dieticians suggest we eat a balanced diet, with nutrients from a wide variety of foods and Omega-3 is no exception. You can increase Omega-3 in your family's diet by serving Farmland Dairies Special Request 1% Low Fat Milk with Omega-3!
Q. Does Farmland Dairies Special Request 1% Low Fat Milk with Omega-3 contain the rBST growth hormone?
A. No. We have written pledges from every dairy farmer supplying our milk that they will not give any growth hormones to their dairy cows.
Q. Why is the sell by date on the cartons of Farmland Omega-3 longer than on regular milk?
A. Farmland Dairies Special Request 1% Low Fat Milk with Omega-3 is ultra pasteurized -- this process keeps the milk fresh longer while unopened, under proper refrigeration. Once opened, it should be used within five - seven days. The date on the carton is NOT an expiration date, but a sell-by date.
FAQs ABOUT 100% LACTOSE FREE SKIM PLUS
Q. What is lactose intolerance?
A. Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, the predominant complex sugar of milk. Lactose is made up of two simple sugars, glucose and galactose. Lactose intolerance may result from a deficiency or absence of the enzyme lactase, which breaks down lactose into two simple sugars in the body for easier digestion.
Q. Why 100% Lactose Free Skim Plus®?
A. Being lactose intolerant does not mean you have to give up the nutritional benefits associated with milk. Thanks to Farmland Dairies 100% Lactose Free Skim Plus®, now all those who are lactose intolerant can enjoy the refreshing taste of milk again. Farmland Dairies 100% Lactose Free Special Request is 100% fat free with 34% more calcium and 37% more protein than the leading lactose free milk competitor, making it the perfect choice for the lactose intolerant.
Q. How do I know if I am lactose intolerant?
A. Symptoms include nausea, abdominal cramps and rumbling, bloating, rectal gas (flatus), and diarrhea. They usually occur 30 minutes to two hours after ingesting lactose-containing foods. If you think you may be lactose intolerant, check it out with your doctor or talk to a registered dietitian. The most common tests used to diagnose lactose intolerance are the lactose intolerance test, hydrogen breath test, and the stool acidity test. If you have been diagnosed as lactose intolerant, don't despair. Farmland Dairies 100% Lactose Free Special Request can help you "tolerate" milk again. A few lifestyle changes may be all it takes to manage the problem.
Q. Does Lactose Free Special Request contain the rBST growth hormone or antibiotics?
A. No. We have signed pledges from the dairy farmers that provide us with milk, in which they indicate they will not give any growth hormones or antibiotics to their cows.