The following guest column, written by Minnesota dairy farmer, Suzanne Vold, originally appeared in American Dairymen. Suzanne is a partner in her family’s farm, Dorrich Dairy, which received a 2015 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award. […]
Posted On April 19th, 2016 by Suzanne Vold
Posted On March 31st, 2016 by Stephanie Cundith, MS, RD, LD
Recently, my son, Topher, and I took the Dairy 3 for Me pledge as a way to show our commitment to eating three servings of dairy every day. Why did we do it and why do we want other families to take the pledge, too?
Posted On March 22nd, 2016 by Leo Timms, PhD
It seems nearly everyone today is wearing a fitness tracker like a Fitbit, Garmin or Jawbone. These portable tools provide an easy way to monitor our daily activity, food intake and even our sleep, to help us work toward leading healthier lives.
Posted On March 4th, 2016 by Lori Dather, RD
March is National Nutrition Month. It’s a great time to focus on your family’s healthy eating habits and physical activity. In addition, March 7-11 is National School Breakfast Week. It’s a good reminder of the importance of your family starting each day with a nutritious breakfast.
Posted On February 17th, 2016 by Alex Larson, MS, RD, LD
You can feel great purchasing milk for your family knowing it’s nutritious, delicious and affordable. The unique combination of nutrients found in skim milk, 2% and whole milk, includes calcium, vitamin D and potassium -- three essential nutrients many Americans lack in their diets.
Posted On February 10th, 2016 by Stephanie Cundith, MS, RD, LD
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.
Posted On February 1st, 2016 by Anne Cundiff, RD, LD, FAND
Now that the holidays are over, February, my favorite month, is just around the corner. My customers are excited for 2 things: The Big Game and Valentine’s Day. As a Registered Dietitian, I am excited for February because it is Lactose Intolerance Awareness Month.