Dairy is (WIC)ked Important in this Nutrition Program!

Dairy is (WIC)ked Important in this Nutrition Program!

Blog post written by University of Northern Colorado’s Distance Program dietetic intern Taylor Nonnenmacher. — Did you know that dairy has been a continued staple in the 45-year-old nutrition assistance program, Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)? As a former WIC Nutritionist, I worked to promote dairy consumption by educating participants about the benefits included in …

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Six Food Label Claims That Don’t Mean What You Think

Six Food Label Claims That Don’t Mean What You Think

It seems like food labels are more crowded than ever with statements about what is and isn’t in food. From non-GMO to natural, it’s hard to know what to think or believe. What does it all mean, and does it matter? Many food label claims speak to the safety, nutrition, ingredients, and even production practices …

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Make Your Own Milk Steamers

Make Your Own Milk Steamers

We all love a tall glass of milk with dinner. And who could eat chocolate cake without ice cold milk? But then there is that steamy side of milk we just can’t resist. Lattes, cappuccinos, hot chocolate – how would we ever get through winter without them? Milk steamers are another option that are caffeine-free …

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5 Ways to Celebrate June Dairy Month

5 Ways to Celebrate June Dairy Month

Did you know that June is National Dairy Month!? You may understand why this is our favorite time of the year and we hope to make it yours too! From a thick slice of Cheddar on a burger to an ice cold glass of milk with warm cookies, there is no denying the enjoyment that …

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