Mar 13, 12
By Amanda Hill
March is National Nutrition Month, an annual healthy eating campaign by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association). This month, registered dietitians are encouraging Americans to “get your plate in shape” by working on your food fitness.
The thing about working out is…it’s hard. It often takes a lot of sweat (and time) to see results. Food fitness, though, is pretty easy. A few simple swaps to your grocery list can have a long-term impact on your family’s healthy eating habits. Here are some suggestions from the Academy for ways to improve your “food fitness”:
Jun 07, 11
By Nathan Smith
How would we get through the Texas summer without ice cream? Answer. We wouldn’t. That’s my solution for beating the scorching Texas heat anyway.
June brings sweltering temperatures to the Lone Star State—but it’s also time to celebrate National Dairy Month and the four-legged creatures that make it all happen.
Few things are better than enjoying a big scoop of Homemade Vanilla on a hot summer day. But behind that summertime treat and the hundreds of other dairy products we enjoy, there are hard-working dairy families (and cows) to thank.
May 18, 11
By Nathan Smith
To this Texan, the only thing better than milk is chocolate milk.
It’s a favorite part of my post exercise routine, so it’s a good thing I’m not a student in some Los Angeles or Washington, D.C. school districts where chocolate milk is a thing of the past.
School administrators in some districts in a few states claim the sugar content in flavored milk is a major contributor to the nation’s child obesity epidemic. Florida considered a statewide ban, citing the added sugar in flavored milk as a major culprit to the health of students.
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