Spring fever is approaching and the warm weather inspires many of us to get fit for the summer. But getting your body in shape requires more than a fancy gym membership or cutting edge running shoes.
As a dietitian, I am often asked, “How much protein do I need?” The answer is: It depends. The amount of protein your body needs depends on your age, gender and activity level, but for the average person, science suggests
Contrary to popular belief, dietitians love food. That is why I was thrilled to host a cooking demonstration at the recent Atlanta Foodservice Expo. We at the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association, Inc. love the opportunity
According to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture survey, about 25 percent of the calories consumed by Americans come from snacks. Chips, crackers, cookies, and candy are often less than nutritious, offering excess calories, saturated fat, sugar, and sodium with few healthy nutrients.
June Dairy Month focuses on the nutrition found in dairy foods. Foods rich in protein, like dairy, pack a powerful punch for athletes. Dairy products like Greek yogurt, low-fat chocolate milk, low-fat string cheese