The USDA's proposed rule encourages students to consume the daily recommended requirements of milk and dairy, and makes lowfat and fat-free milk available in a variety of locations, not just the lunch line. got milk?
Milk processors are fulfilling their commitment to offering new school flavored milk products lower in calories and sugar, that are both delicious and nutritious. A new national survey shows the average calories in school flavored milk has declined by more than 21% over the past five years and sugars have been cut dramatically by 40%.
Read more about a new survey, the importance of choices in school lunch menus, and what moms believe about the role of flavored milk in school.
Research published in January's Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics indicates that students are receptive to lower calorie flavored milks. These findings help support the milk industry’s ongoing commitment to providing great-tasting products with less sugar and calories, and which kids will enjoy.
Cathy Gipson, Donna Scanlon and Angela Thomas share their success stories about helping kids learn more about the importance of good nutrition, and how drinking milk can help!
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An LA Times OpEd by Brian Wansink and David Just, co-directors of the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs, discusses research that shows school lunches that offer kids lots of healthy food choices, including flavored milk, may lead to better to nutrition and happier kids.
Jessica Shelly, Food Service Director for Cincinnati public schools, tells of her drive to keep flavored milk in her school district, all to help ensure her students would continue to benefit from its essential nutrients. Working closely with her local dairy to introduce a tasty chocolate milk, with less sugar and lower calories, she now boasts of happy kids and parents in her district.
Check out this article in the spring issue of CN Executive Update, featuring Orlando Griego, Director of Food and Nutrition Services for the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District in California. He shares his experiences with preserving chocolate milk’s place on the menu. Read the article and more on our interview with him.