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 to [...]
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 [...]
World School Milk Day (WSMD) will be held this year on Wednesday, Sep. 27 as a way to promote the importance of milk as part of a healthy, balanced diet in schools all over the world! Check out the great photos from events around the [...]
Photo: The Grainger High School Lady Grizzlies (Tennessee) enjoy chocolate milk after practice. According to the “Go Out and Play: Youth Sports in America” survey, 69 percent of girls and 75 percent of boys currently participate in organized and team sports. Children participating in team [...]
School is back in session, which also means fall sports are here! As children spend afternoons, evenings, and weekends participating in their favorite activities, it is important to keep them properly fueled before and after. Childhood is a key time of development, especially for children’s [...]
Grab your backpacks and pencils -- it's back to school time! Busy parents are always looking for fast, healthy, and tasty foods to keep their families fueled up. Here are 15 ideas to get the health benefits of dairy during the school year. Breakfast Breakfast kick-starts your [...]
With many schools already in session and others following right behind, are you ready to ramp up your lunchbox game? You’re in luck! Take a look at some of our favorite lunchbox ideas that will have everyone at your child’s lunch table clamoring to trade. [...]
In 2014, I was thrilled to come on board as wellness director for Beaufort County Schools in South Carolina. My role: implementing wellness solutions that engage students.
Heard Elementary School of Macon, Georgia, Carpenters Elementary School of Maryville, Tennessee, and Crestwood Intermediate School of Chesapeake, Virginia were among the grand-prize winners of the recent Dannon® Yogurt Recipe Contest.