December 11, 2013
For High School Coaches - Fuel Up Your Team with delicious, nutritious milk. Apply for a free cooler and travel cart that holds 50 cartons of milk.
Apply NOW! Three schools are selected each year by the Oregon Department of Education for exemplary wellness programming for students and staff. Application deadline is January 31st, 2014.
Hungry kids can't learn. A new survey of teachers shows that hunger remains a serious obstacle to success in schools across the country. You can help.
Eating breakfast has a dramatic effect on student's achievement. Yet, many kids are still coming to school hungry. Fuel Up to Play 60 provides grants to support School Breakfast Programs. Find out how Fuel Up can help support breakfast in your school.
Chocolate milk is a nutrient-rich choice for kids. Chocolate milk served in schools is fat-free, low in sugar and only 30 calories more.
Being lactose intolerant doesn't mean you have to give up on your favorite dairy products. Watch this fun video to bring truth to common misperceptions.
Over 37,000 family farms in Oregon grow over 220 amazing products. Join the Oregon Department of Agriculture for fresh ideas on getting your family involved in growing, cooking, and eating local foods.
Concerns and questions about hormones in milk continue. Read this Scientific Status Report for the most current information.
Move beyond food avoidance to symptom-free enjoyment of food with a greater understanding of lactose intolerance and food allergy. View webinars for CE. Download patient education handouts.
Research shows that improved nutrition, daily breakfast and increased physical activity can lead to improved academic performance. A new, landmark report The Wellness Impact: Enhancing Academic Success through Healthy School Environments makes the connection.
OREGON health professionals can now order selected patient education materials using a special on-line form.