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National Drink Wine Day

There's no shortage of National Days to celebrate during the calendar year. Just this month we have National Pizza Day, National Sticky Bun Day, and National Drink Wine Day. I’m personally stoked about the latter, observed on February 18. As a registered dietitian, who is [...]

5 Reasons to Love Dairy Again

February is Lactose Intolerance Awareness Month and recently, I had the pleasure of attending the #LoveDairyAgain culinary event hosted by The Dairy Alliance. Each item on the menu featured lactose-free or low-lactose dairy foods, including a delicious Moo-tini, Cheddar Fondue, Buffalo Spicy Chicken with Yogurt [...]

Fuel Up To Play 60 Dairy Farm Tour

As a Dietetic Intern, you never know where your rotations are going to take you. My time with Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Child Nutrition Department led to my favorite adventure yet. Through the Fuel Up To Play 60 program, students from Lebanon Road Elementary were invited [...]

3 Ways to Step Up Your Taco Tuesday Game

Everyone loves tacos! In fact, we love our tacos so much that they have their own day of the week and year (October 4). We can often get stuck in a ‘taco rut’ and make the same taco recipe every time. Follow these tips to [...]

How True Blue Milk is Produced from a Future Dietitian’s Perspective

Growing up in big metropolitan cities, I rarely had the opportunity to see or visit any dairy farms. After moving to Tennessee to continue my nutrition education at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), I realized dietitians are linked to agriculture and must understand how food [...]

Examining Evidence for Dairy & Diabetes

The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend consuming dairy foods (three daily servings of low-fat or fat-free dairy) as part of a healthy eating pattern to reduce the risk for chronic diseases, but what about for diabetes in particular? With ever-evolving nutrition research, staying current [...]

Three Tips for a Guilt-Free Holiday

I love holiday parties and gatherings. Many foods served, however, are high in calories, saturated fat, and added sugar. Avoid the holiday guilt that often accompanies overindulgence with these simple tips. Limit added sugar. Did you know that even occasional intake of large amounts of [...]

Southeast Students Win Domino’s Transformation Experience Grants

10/16-10/18, 2017 (Ann Arbor, Mich.) - Students from Kentucky, Virginia, and North Carolina were among the 2017 winners of the Domino’s Transformation Experience. Each student received a $2,000 grant from Domino's to implement healthy eating projects at their schools this school year. Winning students were [...]

The Goodness of Cream Cheese

The first foods that come to mind when you think of cream cheese are likely the traditional bagel and cream cheese topped with lox and capers or a classic cheesecake. Interestingly, the origins of cream cheese can be traced back to the 1820s when it [...]