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Calcium, Dairy and Strong Bones– What’s the Evidence?

A recent survey by The Dairy Alliance found 89% of parents believe children today do not get enough calcium yet admit they do not know how much calcium they need. Turns out, parents are right! In fact, adolescents seem most at risk for not getting [...]

Tournament Travel Tips to Fuel Young Athletes

For athletes, spring and summer do not always equal down time. Instead with warmer weather comes travel tournaments, road time, and stops at fast food eateries. Travel can challenge an athlete’s food choices and sleep, undermining performance and bone health. According to a recent survey [...]

Building Kids Bone Bank: An Important Role for Moms

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and it’s time to celebrate Mom’s many roles from carpool queen, to coach, to counselor, to chef. Is there anything a mom can’t do? Having a toddler myself, often my biggest mom challenge is convincing my two-year-old to [...]

Dairy is Key for Strong Bones

Healthy bones are built through diet, exercise and the sun, and it's all about timing. Even though we may not see the effects of weak bones until later in life, bone building begins in childhood. Both men and women build bones until they are around [...]

Mambo Nacho Bowl

Mambo Nacho Bowl - Make family dinner night fun with these tasty and tangy nachos. For easy preparation, purchase precut pineapple in the produce department. - lean ground beef, chili powder, ground cumin, garlic powder, kosher salt (divided), Mango-Cheese Pico de Gallo, butter, all-purpose flour, [...]

Ham and Swiss Quiche Muffins

Ham and Swiss Quiche Muffins - Prepare this high protein breakfast the day before serving, if desired. Cover and chill. Reheat the quiche muffins in the microwave on High power, covered, 20 seconds or until hot. - large eggs, whole milk, melted butter, shredded Swiss [...]

Buttermilk-Blue Cheese Dressing

Buttermilk-Blue Cheese Dressing - This thick, creamy dressing can be served over a variety of leafy green salads or used as a dipping sauce for fresh veggies. If a thinner consistency is desired, stir in an additional 1/4 cup buttermilk or whole milk. - plain [...]

The New Cobb Salad

The New Cobb Salad - A simplified vinaigrette plays off of the classic salad dressing used to season ancient grains while leafy greens and good for you dairy offer quality sources of calcium, protein, vitamins and minerals. The store-bought rotisserie chicken can be substituted for [...]

Up Your Snack Game with Dairy

It’s true, when it comes to recreational sports for kids, there isn’t a need to replenish and refuel, like a collegiate or professional athlete. However, parent provided snacks are ingrained in the culture, and part of the fun and fellowship. As a sports dietitian and [...]