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Students Send Message: Milk Is Garbage

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Neal Barnard, M.D.

It's time for the National School Lunch Program to allow LAUSD and other school districts to keep students healthy, reduce waste, and save money by moving the milk requirement off the menu.

University Admits Chocolate Milk Doesn’t Alleviate Effects Of Concussions

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 04.05.2016 | Sports

Scientists are just beginning to understand the effects and potential long-term damage of head trauma on the brain, but of all the things we don't kno...

Creating a Generation of Healthy Adults

Leigh Pechillo | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Pechillo

Parents, we are here to influence our children and guide them down a healthy path in life. We need to provide them with healthy choices at home, raise our voices to limit the marketing of unhealthy foods and drinks and provide opportunities for them to get off our couches and move.

14 Random Things You Should Be Putting in Your Chocolate Milk, and 5 That You Shouldn't

Spoon University | Posted 09.04.2016 | Taste
Spoon University

Chocolate milk is probably the best drink out there -- I would take a glass of chocolate milk over a glass of wine any day (okay, almost any day). But is it possible for chocolate milk to be even better?

If You Want To Get A Long Workout In, Drink Beet Juice

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Among the pantheon of great sports drinks, here's a new, not especially glamorous addition: Beet juice. According to a small study, beet juice may hav...

5 Legitimate Reasons You Need More Chocolate Milk In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Chocolate milk tastes like childhood. Whether you preferred Hershey's syrup or you were a Nesquik kid, it wasn't just a drink, it was a way of life. B...

Chocolate Milk

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Do you ever wonder what you should be drinking POST workout? Yes, water, of course. But you may have noticed that there has been a new ad campaign pus...

You Can Now Drink Girl Scout Cookies

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.17.2014 | Taste

Yet another way to feed the obsession.

Connecticut Almost Banned Chocolate Milk In School Lunches Thanks To Big Screwup

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

If this week's bill in Connecticut is any proof, politics and chocolate milk are a bad mix. On Wednesday, state lawmakers passed legislation that w...

Artificially Sweetened Chocolate Milk in Schools: Why I'm Concerned

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 04.28.2013 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

Given that the dairy industry is also asking for changes with respect to seventeen other products, one wonders if it's not using the appealing image of "school children drinking wholesome, lower calorie milk" as a Trojan horse to quietly overhaul the labeling of the entire dairy aisle.

Make Your Own Nesquik

Posted 02.26.2013 | Taste

The joys of chocolate milk need not be explained, but we're happy to explain them anyway.

Homogenized Shomogenized?

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 12.11.2011 | Parents
Carolyn Ossorio

"Wait a second. Pasteurization and homogenization are not the same thing?" Larry shook his head. "Homogenization is a process which alters milk's natural state by forcing it through small openings at high pressure.

VIDEO: A Truce Between LAUSD And Jamie Oliver

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 06.27.2011 | Los Angeles

As expected, new LAUSD superintendent John Deasy announced last night that the school district will stop offering chocolate and strawberry flavored mi...

The Controversy Over Banning Chocolate Milk In Schools

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D. | Posted 06.20.2011 | Home
Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Flavored milk is not the nutritional equivalent of unflavored milk. It is significantly higher in calories, sugar, and sodium, and usually contains artificial colors and flavors.

Should Chocolate Milk Be Banned At Schools?

Posted 06.13.2011 | Education

The nation's smallest citizens are not immune to the growing obesity epidemic, leading political leaders, health experts and educators alike wondering...

Beer at the Finish Line?

Andrea Metcalf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrea Metcalf

A Bavarian brewmeister is touting its no-alcohol beer as the latest sport drink for athletes, handing it out at the finish line of sporting events and touting its regenerative benefits.

Chocolate Milk Float: January's Dead of Winter Treat

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

This one was Eve's idea. I actually was out of float ideas, trying to think what is seasonal and fitting for January--when, I am sorry people, there i...

The Great Chocolate Milk Debate

Jeanne Ponessa Fratello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeanne Ponessa Fratello

The question of whether kids should drink high-calorie sweetened milk to get the nutrition they need has long divided nutrition activists and food industry types.

Sugar: The Unhealthy Side Of Chocolate Milk

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

Children are consuming too many calories from sugar. The additional sugar in flavored milk can add up to an extra 5 pounds of body weight over a school year.