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Keys to Success in the Classroom and On the Field

The excitement of the new school year has officially hit! Yellow buses packed with eager learners are back on the road, parents have spent the last few weeks buying their children school supplies to set them up for a successful school year, and athletes are [...]

Build a Balanced Lunch

It’s almost time to send the kids back to school, and that means it’s time to start thinking about what to pack for lunch! Although I don’t have kids yet, I pack lunch daily for me and my husband, and I am always trying to [...]

I Scream, You Scream…

“We ALL scream for ice cream!” Growing up in the 1980s, this was the anthem of summer. Kids all over the country would recite that chant. In fact, it was in that same glorious decade that President Ronald Regan declared July National Ice Cream Month. [...]

Celebrate Men’s Health Month this June

Calling all MEN! Are you a man or do you have a husband, father, son, grandfather, or man in your life that you care about? June is dedicated to them! Men’s health month is designed to bring awareness to men’s health issues through understanding, detection, and [...]

Meet our Newest Dairy Dietitian

Although I was not raised on a farm, growing up in small-town Kentucky meant I was never very far from one. There are nearly as many cows as people in the Bluegrass state, and in some counties the people truly are outnumbered by cows! Agriculture [...]

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 [...]