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100 is an important number! Last year, National Dairy Council, of which Midwest Dairy is an affiliate, celebrated its 100th anniversary. In 2017 the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will celebrate its 100th anniversary. To bridge the two centennial years, the online movement #100Dietitians has launched a way to highlight what drives the 100+ dietitians who work on behalf of dairy farmers.
Competition on the world’s stage starts soon, and as a dietitian and an athlete, I have nothing but red, white and moo on my mind. Why? Because dairy and the natural milk protein it delivers plays a central theme in fueling elite athletes. Here are a few ways dairy helps athletes go for the gold.
Midwest Dairy asked you to take the #Dairy3forMe pledge, and goodness you delivered! You shared the importance of getting three daily servings of dairy, and the real ways you incorporate dairy into a healthful diet.
When schools reach ‘touchdown’ status as a participant in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program, it means they have invested in making sustainable changes for the health of their students. In recognition of the educators and students making a difference in their schools, Midwest Dairy gathered these exceptional leaders together to celebrate their achievements.
“Let’s go, baseball practice starts in 15 minutes. We’re going to miss dinner, so grab something to eat in the car on the way there!” Does this sound like your house, always running out the door to the next event, leaving no time for a traditional dinner?
It’s almost Valentine’s Day and love is in the air, so what better time to “match” families to foods they love – like Greek yogurt and healthy smoothies – and will help them stick to a healthy eating plan packed with high-quality protein.
A typical day for Cassie, who is always sporting braids, boots and a smile, is helping her father with the cows or her Grandpa Jim with the crops. Of course, Cassie, like any other 9-year-old, loves to play with her friends and, more times than not, she invites them out to the farm.
When taking a trip to your local retailer, it’s pretty clear what time of year it is – backpacks, notebooks, lunchboxes and pencils line store shelves with signs screaming back to school.