Producer Newsletter - Winter 2021
Read our winter 2021 newsletter.
Eating healthy looks different for everyone and helping your patients figure out what’s right for them can take time! Both meal planning and food tracking activities can be useful tools to work towards health goals, saving time and money, and becoming more self-aware of habits.
No matter what kind of milk you buy at the grocery store, you’re sure to find the word “pasteurized” printed somewhere on the label. And that’s a good thing, because pasteurization is vital for keeping your milk safe and fresh.
Students identify what cows and humans need to survive by exploring the physical characteristics of cows and the food, water, shelter, and other environmental needs of cows compared to their own needs. Students also examine how farmers work to meet the needs of their cows.
One serving of milk contains many of the essential nutrients your body needs, including: Calcium, Protein, Vitamin D, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, Riboflavin, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid and Niacin.
One of the best ways to ensure you’re eating a healthy diet is planning ahead so you have nutritious food options in your pantry and refrigerator. Here’s a handy guide for My Plate grocery shopping.