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Fighting Hunger with the Power of Protein

The human relationship with food is complex:  what we eat, how much we eat, when we eat it and where the food comes from.  Hunger is an even more complex element of that relationship.  While some people have access to the food they need to survive, many do not.  In fact, 805 million people  or 1 in 9  around the world are undernourished.

Milk is Like Sunshine in a Glass

Drink Milk. It's like Sunshine in a Glass.
Put on your sunnies! Your world is about to get so much brighter. Next time you head to the grocery store, be sure to take a mini-vacay in the dairy aisle for your dose of the “sunshine vitamin." Maybe you didn't know it, but milk is a tasty way to get the Vitamin D that gray clouds in the Pacific Northwest keep out.

Quaker Oats with Milk

Quaker Oats with Dairy Milk
The next time you’re shopping in the cereal aisle you might notice something different. Larry the Quaker Guy, that familiar face smiling at you from the front of the oatmeal carton, recently got a makeover.  These days, he’s sporting a milk mustache as a friendly reminder that oats and dairy have long been good partners.

Sandwiches Worth Packing

Brown bagging doesn’t need to be boring. Whether you’re packing lunches for work or school, a sandwich is always a good option. With the right ingredients, a sandwich can be a delicious, satisfying meal that you actually look forward to eating. And adding dairy foods like cheese or Greek yogurt means you’re also packing 9 essential nutrients. Try these twists on the everyday so-so sandwich.


Why Breakfast Matters for Students

It comes off like a broken record: “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”  We only repeat it because it’s true: breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially for students.  Recent studies show that what children eat (or don’t eat) has a huge impact on their performance as a student and breakfast is the cornerstone of a nutritious diet that readies kids for learning.


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