If asked, could you trace your family tree back to the first family member to come to America? It’s possible, but raise your hand if you can say your family has farmed the same land for five consecutive generations? That’s doubtful, unless you are the Hatcher Family in College […]
Protein—it’s what’s for lunch, dinner, breakfast and every snack a football player eats. Players constantly repair, build or maintain muscle tissue despite intense practice, competition and weight room schedules. Sports nutritionists have long recommend dairy to players for protein, but few have first-hand knowledge of what it takes to […]
September marks Hunger Action Month across the country and in the Southeast alone, we have more than 8.6 million food-insecure people, including families and children. This staggering number puts our region at a 17.5 percent food insecurity rate, as compared to the lower national rate of 15.8 percent.
Food insecurity […]
It’s football season again! In a game where strength, power, speed and skill are all essential to becoming great, nutrition can be a game changer. Football players spend hours a day training, lifting and practicing and more and more understand the role nutrition plays.
A football team consists of everyone […]
When the bell rings to start the day, school nurses prepare for the unforeseen—fever, headache and tummy trouble. For many kids, school nurses are important lifelines to well-being and academic success. Parents and teachers know that healthy students learn better and school nurses help make that happen. More and […]