5 Ways to Enjoy the Local Harvest

5 Ways to Enjoy the Local Harvest

This post was written by staff dietitian Becca Story, MS, RD, LD. She works in New Hampshire as a nutrition specialist. Click to download our Eat Local Month recipe booklet! Plump peaches, juicy tomatoes, abundant zucchini, crisp greens, and velvety berries. These are some of my favorite summer harvests and hopefully some of yours, too, but what …

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Inside the Annual National Conference of the School Nutrition Association

Inside the Annual National Conference of the School Nutrition Association

This blog post was written by staff dietitians Amanda Aldred and Hilary Walentuk. Earlier this month, four members of our staff descended upon Atlanta, Georgia for the Annual National Conference of the School Nutrition Association (ANC). The four-day conference brought more than 7,000 school nutrition professionals together for a learning and networking experience like no …

A DASH of Heart-Healthy Eating

A DASH of Heart-Healthy Eating

This post was written by our former intern Maggie Dagosto who was a dietetic intern graduate from the University of New Hampshire. Have you heard of the top-rated diet in America? The DASH Diet, or Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, contains no magical superfood or calorie counting, yet it has been ranked the top diet for weight loss …

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Can Ice Cream Really Be for Breakfast?

Can Ice Cream Really Be for Breakfast?

This post was written by our former intern Maggie Dagosto who was a dietetic intern graduate from the University of New Hampshire. Did you hear about the study that claimed eating ice cream for breakfast makes you smarter? Apparently, a scientist claimed that after feeding his patients ice cream in the morning, they had overall better attention …

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Fuel Up to Play 60 in Connecticut: Zaide

Fuel Up to Play 60 in Connecticut: Zaide

What does Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60) look like in your backyard?   Since FUTP 60 is a nationwide, student-led healthy eating and physical activity program, we wanted to highlight your local student advocates.   Below, we chatted with Connecticut’s 2016-17 FUTP 60 State Ambassador Zaide.   Overall, what has been your favorite …

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June Dairy Month: A Blogger’s Perspective

June Dairy Month: A Blogger’s Perspective

Five food and nutrition bloggers. Two dairy farmers. One June Dairy Month.   On World Milk Day, we took our five Team Dairy New England bloggers to Freund’s Farm in East Canaan, CT for a farm tour and culinary experience.   The result? Five stellar blog posts covering top recipes, farm photos, and myth-busting.   …

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Fuel Up to Play 60 in Vermont: Cat

Fuel Up to Play 60 in Vermont: Cat

What does Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60) look like in your backyard?   Since FUTP 60 is a nationwide, student-led healthy eating and physical activity program, we wanted to highlight your local student advocates.   Below, we chatted with Vermont’s 2016-17 FUTP 60 State Ambassador Cat.   Overall, what has been your favorite …

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Fuel Up to Play 60 in New Hampshire: Jade

Fuel Up to Play 60 in New Hampshire: Jade

What does Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60) look like in your backyard?   Since FUTP 60 is a nationwide, student-led healthy eating and physical activity program, we wanted to highlight your local student advocates.   Below, we chatted with New Hampshire’s 2016-17 FUTP 60 State Ambassador Jade.   Overall, what has been your …

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