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June is Dairy Month

June is Dairy Month

Jun 3, 2019

By Whitney Blindert, MS, RDN, LN

Manager, Programs and Partnerships | South Dakota | Midwest Dairy

 

When it comes to food and nutrition, one thing most health professionals agree on is we could all benefit from eating more fruits and vegetables. What you might not know is most Americans also fall below their recommended daily servings of dairy foods. The Dietary

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Summer Meals Program

Summer Meals Program

May 17, 2019

School is almost out, and summer is right around the corner!  This means fun for many children...but for others, it may mean not having access to healthy meals like they do at school.

This is where the USDA Summer Food Service Program comes in. This year, 11 sites around Sioux Falls will offer free meals to kids up to age 18 in the Sioux Falls area. All kids are welcome,

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Sustainability and Public Health - Protecting Our Triple Bottom Line

Sustainability and Public Health - Protecting Our Triple Bottom Line

Apr 22, 2019

As we celebrate Earth Day 2019, it is important to understand the connection between environmental sustainability and public health.

The triple bottom line is a model that is often associated with sustainability programs and initiatives.  The three principles that make up the triple bottom line or pillars of sustainability are social equity, environmental awareness and

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