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October 25, 2014

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For the Love of Play

Active kids do better! Fuel Up to Play 60 wants to help you and your kids stay active. #LoveOfPlay
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Fuel Up to Play 60 Funds for Schools

Up to $4,000 is available to improve the healthy eating and physical activity options in your school. To qualify for these competitive grants, your school must participate in the National School Lunch Program and have a registered Program Advisor.
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NW Farmers Fight Hunger

In June, OR and WA farmers helped raise cash and food for emergency food programs. Together we raised the equivalent of 85,000 pounds of food. Thank you to our partners and generous contributors.
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Great American Milk Drive

While milk is one of the top nutritious items requested by food bank clients, it is rarely donated. You can help by giving cash that will get much needed nutrient-rich milk to hungry families in Oregon.
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Got Milk Choices?

Providence dietitian, Niki Strealy, RD, LD reviews the nutritional differences between cow's milk and popular milk alternatives in this article. Differences are significant, especially for protein. You might be surprised.
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Chocolate Milk Bans Don't Work

A recent Cornell study examined 11 Oregon elementary schools where chocolate milk had been banned and found some unexpected nutritional and financial backlashes.
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The Power of Protein

There are multiple benefits of protein beyond muscle building. Learn how patients can maximize the health benefits of protein by considering quantity, timing, and quality of protein intake
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Mealtime

The Nutrition Council of Oregon wants Oregonians to: Cook Together. Eat Together. Talk Together. Make Mealtime a Shared Time. Join our new initiative and help spread the word.
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Lactose Intolerance

Learn more about how people with lactose intolerance can still enjoy dairy foods comfortably. Find videos, recipes, news, educational materials and more from National Dairy Council.
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Healthy Food Bank Hub

Visit this new platform for collaboration between public health and hunger-relief professionals to address poor nutrition, hunger, and health. Learn more about how you can get involved in fighting hunger while promoting health!
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