❤ Healthy Dairy

❤ Healthy Dairy

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate our loved ones with chocolate, candy and cheesy cards, but it also falls in the middle of American Heart Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease. In America, heart disease remains the number one cause of death and nearly one in three people have high blood …

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Just Chillin’– Keeping Dairy Cows Comfy in the Winter

Just Chillin’– Keeping Dairy Cows Comfy in the Winter

New England winters may have us all longing for the Caribbean, but for the region’s dairy cows, well, they’re real troopers when it comes to months of cold temps and falling snow. The reason they can weather the weather (sorry, we couldn’t resist) is the ingenuity of dairy farmers. Take Mark Duffy of Great Brook …

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What’s A2 Milk?

What’s A2 Milk?

  Maybe you’ve noticed a new carton of A2 milk next to your go-to choice at the grocery store. Or maybe you read something about A2 milk in a magazine. But what is it? Below, you’ll learn more about four questions: What’s the difference between lactose intolerance, milk protein allergy, and dairy intolerance? What are A1 and …

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Culinary and Nutrition Center

Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Culinary and Nutrition Center

— Springfield Public Schools: School Nutrition Leaders It’s an exciting time for the Springfield Public Schools food service programs. In October, a case study was published that captured the strategies used by Springfield to enhance their school meals and increase breakfast and lunch average daily participation (ADP). In 2016, Springfield had a district-wide lunch ADP …

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Spicing up the New Year with Dairy

Spicing up the New Year with Dairy

It’s officially 2018, and with the new year brings talk of resolutions. One of my favorite New Year’s resolutions is to make one new recipe per week. Cooking is a favorite hobby of mine, and this resolution gets me back into the kitchen creating nourishing meals after a busy holiday season of parties and endless …

What a Pair! Prebiotics and Fermented Dairy

What a Pair! Prebiotics and Fermented Dairy

This post was written by our former University of New Hampshire dietetic intern Jennifer Behymer, MS as part of a mini blog series on fermented dairy. — Many people are aware of probiotics and the health benefits related to consuming them on a daily basis. We previously shared some background information on this topic and also introduced you to some fermented dairy foods that …

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Fermented Dairy: Yogurt, Kefir, and Skyr, Oh My!

Fermented Dairy: Yogurt, Kefir, and Skyr, Oh My!

This post was written by our former University of New Hampshire dietetic intern Jennifer Behymer, MS as part of a mini blog series on fermented dairy. — If you frequent the dairy aisle for more than just milk and cheese, you’ve likely seen numerous options of yogurt and fermented dairy products. Most may be familiar, but …

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Making Homemade Kefir

Making Homemade Kefir

This post was written by our former University of New Hampshire dietetic intern Jennifer Behymer, MS as part of a mini blog series on fermented dairy. — Do you like the idea of making things from scratch? Have you ever wanted to make your own kefir? As part of my introduction to working as an …

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