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Put Your Best Fork Forward with Dairy

March is National Nutrition Month and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging everyone to eat healthier with the theme, "Put Your Best Fork Forward," by starting small—one forkful at a time

Skinny Louisiana Gumbo Nachos

It’s carnival time! Mardi Gras is such a fun and festive time of year with extravagant Mardi Gras balls, parades galore, and delicious Louisiana cuisine. Friends and family gather for parades and where there is a gathering

Flavored Milk for Recovery Nutrition

Every coach wants their athletes to perform at their highest levels on the field or court, as well as in the classroom. Optimal performance begins with proper recovery, and flavored milk, such as low-fat chocolate milk, is a great sports nutrition option that rehydrates the body [...]

School Breakfast Success Stories (2017)

John Edward Jeffries (J.E.J.) Moore Middle School (Disputanta, Virginia) Through joint outreach and funding efforts with SUDIA and the Virginia No Kid Hungry program, JEJ Moore Middle School began serving Grab N’ Go Breakfast on March 1, 2016, using a mobile serving cart, insulated cooler bags [...]

Can You Become Lactose Intolerant?

“Can you become lactose intolerant?” I get this question many times when I am counseling patients. The simple answer to this is, yes, you can become lactose intolerant as you age. We are

Cheese May Promote Heart Health

One of the most exciting aspects of being a registered dietitian for the past 20 years or so is that new research is always being published. Promising new research on cheese and cardiovascular disease suggests the cheese you’ve

Protect Yourself with Flu-Fighting Foods

Sore throat, runny nose, achy body…flu season is here! Germs abound this time of year and are sometimes hard to avoid, even with the best precautions. Even so, I believe in arming myself and my family for the battle against colds

Chocolate Milk and My Road to IRONMAN®

Ever since I was eight years old and watched the IRONMAN® World Championship on television, it has been my dream to compete. Despite believing the competitors were CRAZY, I wanted to be one of them. I started

Healthy Beginnings

Children of all ages are known for having great aspirations for their future careers, whether it is to be successful doctors, professional athletes, or life-changing educators. Their enthusiasm is inspiring! It is important to teach our youth that a nutritious diet and active lifestyle will help build the framework