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Health and Wellness Focused Town Halls Address the Needs of Local Communities

Alexis Glick | Posted 12.18.2013 | Impact
Alexis Glick

All it takes is one individual with passion and drive to spark change. Just imagine the potential impact of one great idea supported by the community and their ability to breathe life and energy into that idea. We can't wait to see what happens next.

Milk: It (Still) Does a Body Good (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living

Growing up, you were probably told to drink your milk if you wanted to be big and strong. And chances are, you’re no longer a kid, but that does...

The Lowdown on Lactose Intolerance: 10 Need-to-Knows

Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living

There once was a time when all the milk you needed was provided daily at breakfast or suppertime, but times have changed and, as a busy adult, so have...

So What is Lactose Intolerance, Really?

Jeanette N. Keith M.D. | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeanette N. Keith M.D.

Lactose intolerance -- it's a term we hear used often, especially when discussed among issues like stomach aches and food intolerances such as Celiac disease. But what does it really mean? Who and how many of us are actually affected by it? And does it mean you need to eliminate any foods from your diet?

Dairy, Your Diet and Lactose Intolerance: What You Need To Know

Jean Ragalie | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Ragalie

It's the time of year again when people look for a quick fix and often turn to a fad diet that typically eliminates an entire food group in exchange for the promise of changing a person's appearance in a short period of time. In recent years, some of these fad diets have shared a common target: dairy.

What Happens in Schools Today Can Make a Difference in the Success of Our Nation Tomorrow

Alexis Glick | Posted 11.19.2012 | Education
Alexis Glick

When schools work with students to address academic requirements along with nutrition and physical activity needs, they improve health and readiness to learn, and contribute immeasurably to the long-term success not only of our children, but of our country as well.

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.