SUDIA recipes featured in Decatur Daily article

Southeast Dairy Association - Alabama11/29/2017 (Decatur, Ala.) – SUDIA staff member Laura Marbury provided Decatur Daily with dairy recipes and tips for staying healthy during the holidays. She also talked about starting the day with a balanced breakfast that includes dairy to avoid overeating later. Full Article




Dairy featured on ABC 33/40’s “Talk of Alabama” show

Southeast Dairy Association - Alabama11/23/2017 (Birmingham, Ala.) – SUDIA advocate and registered dietitian Jessica Ivey was featured on ABC 33/40’s Birmingham’s “Talk of Alabama” show to talk about how people can up their protein and cut back on saturated fat during the holidays with low-fat dairy options. Featured recipes include Greek Holiday Cheese Balls (using low-fat Greek cream cheese) and SUDIA’s Spicy Sweet Potato Dip recipe. Full Video

North Alabama Dietetic Association presentation

Southeast Dairy Association - Alabama11/14/2017 (Huntsville, Ala.) – SUDIA staff member Laura Marbury Presented “Dairy and the Athlete” to North Alabama Dietetic Association (NALDA) on Nov. 14. During the Marbury discussed the important role dairy plays in the diets of athletes. Pictured from left to right are NALDA President Meredith Mercier, Marbury and NALDA President-Elect Rachel Sullivan.



Dr. Beth Kitchin: Nutrition for people ages 50 and over

Southeast Dairy Association - Alabama10/24/2017 (Birmingham, Ala.) – University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) nutritionist Dr. Beth Kitchin joined WBRC Fox 6’s “Good Morning Alabama” to share the four focus nutrients for people over the age of 50. Full Video and Transcript


FUTP 60 Kickoff Rally at Wilmer Elementary School

Southeast Dairy Association - Alabama9/15/2017 (Wilmer, Ala.) – On Sep. 15, SUDIA hosted a Fuel Up to Play 60 Kickoff Rally at Wilmer Elementary School to celebrate the school’s recent enrollment in the FUTP 60 program.



Super Sips for Teens

Southeast Dairy Association - blues buster berry smoothie8/10/2017 (Montgomery, Ala.) – SUDIA Director of Nutrition Affairs Mary Martin Nordness wrote an article, published in Potential magazine, about healthy beverage choices for teenagers. The article emphasizes the need for calcium-rich dairy foods as adolescent and teens years are critical for building a strong skeleton. Full Story

ABCs of back-to-school meals

Southeast Dairy Association - cheesy egg scrambler8/9/2017 (Decatur, Ala.) – Decatur Daily’s feature interview with SUDIA Director of Nutrition Affairs Mary Martin Nordness on protein-packed recipes to get students through the new school year. Full Story

Mobile County Physical Education Professional Development Training

Southeast Dairy Association - Alabama8/1-3/2017 (Theodore, Ala.) – SUDIA staff member Cathi deVeer presented Fuel Up to Play 60 to more 150 elementary school physical education (PE) teachers, assistants, and coaches in Mobile County, Ala. Current Alabama FUTP 60 Program Advisor of the Year Faye Hussong and Student Ambassador of the Year Amare Johnson both presented to the group about their experience at the FUTP 60 Student Ambassador Summit in Minnesota earlier this year. Fourteen new FUTP 60 program advisors signed up as a result of the event.

SUDIA and GENYOUth Alabama Impact Report 2017

Southeast Dairy Association - GENYOUth

7/26/2017 – GENYOUth and its related dairy-funded programs (Fuel Up to Play 60, NFL FLAG and AdVenture Capital) have been working hard with the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc. (SUDIA) to promote healthy eating and physical activity in Alabama schools. In their latest impact report, SUDIA and GENYOUth demonstrate how dairy dollars go to work for the children of Alabama.

Southeast states represented at Fuel Up to Play 60 student summit

Southeast Dairy Association - Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador Summit7/24-27/2017 – SUDIA Board of Directors Glen Easter (center left) and SUDIA School Health and Wellness Director Molly Szymanski (center right) pose with southeast Fuel Up to Play 60 student ambassadors and program advisors during the annual Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Ambassador Summit. The summit, which took place late July in Minneapolis, Minn., brings together student leaders and educators from Fuel Up to Play 60 program across the country to connect and participate in leadership activities and skill-building exercises. Health and wellness experts, corporate leaders, NFL players and many others helped students and educators learn sustainable skills to improve the health and wellness environments of their schools.