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Apr 03, 2017

Spice up your coffee

Spice Up Your Coffee: Preservative-Free Homemade Coffee Creamer and More! For some, a hot cup of morning coffee is the best part of waking up. It gets even better when delicious creamers are added to the mix. They are perfect for savoring sea...
Sep 21, 2016

Drink Your Way to Better Health

Looking to get healthier? Start with your daily beverage. New Beverages Hitting the Market New and improved ingredients and beverages are becoming hot on the health and wellness market, and that means that you can feel your absolute best with gre...
Apr 29, 2015

New study shows parents are confused - what is a healthy drink for kids?

A new study* has been released that tell us we need more positive healthy marketing messages about healthy beverages. Researchers at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity found parents are not really sure what makes a healthy beverage. Pa...
Apr 11, 2014

How much candy is your child really drinking?

This infographic was shared with me and I thought I would share it with you. I love infographics because they are a more visually interesting way to communicate some key information and facts. You might be surprised by the amount of sugar in so...
Jan 17, 2014

Price increase on sugar drinks may show decrease in sales

New study is showing that increasing the cost of sugary drinks may actually be decreasing sales. A study conducted by Harvard University studied the impact of increasing the cost of sugary drinks by one cent per ounce. Sugary drinks were dri...
Oct 11, 2013

Michelle Obama reminds us to Drink UP water

Michelle Obama had expanded her mission to promote healthy choices to children. We know that she has focused on getting kids more active and then choosing more fruits and vegetables. Now she is taking a stand on beverages. She has started a new...
Jun 26, 2013

Help kids substitute sugary drinks for water

Make a pledge to help kids replace one sugary drink with water. You know most kids don't get enough water. Water is so important and necessary for children (really all of us) because it: hydrates the body, since most of our body (cel...
Jun 12, 2013

National Dairy Month celebrates with Photo Challenge

June is National Dairy Month! The theme this year is Doing Good With Dairy with a focus on the local farmers and community. The National Dairy Council is having a photo challenge each day this week. If you would like to participate, you c...
Aug 15, 2012

What it takes to burn off the added sugar in popular beverages

In my last post, "Kids choose less soda in school but still have sugary alternatives," I talked about the sugary drinks that children are still drinking in school. Kids don't really think about what all the extra calories really means to their ...
Aug 13, 2012

Kids choose less soda in school but still have sugary alternatives

A new study just published in the Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine found that recent changes to laws in the schools are making a difference with children's sugary beverage consumption. The study found that only one in four high school students h...
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