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15 Minutes with a Dairy Farmer

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If you had 15 minutes to ask a dairy farmer anything, what would you want to know? Dietetic Intern Kylie Mennel had her questions ready. My name is Kylie Mennel, and I am a dietetic intern at the American Dairy Association Indiana. I have some background knowledge on dairy nutrition, but I am looking for..

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Frozen Custard vs Ice Cream: Is there a difference?

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Inquiring minds want to know: Is there a difference between custard and ice cream? Frozen treat connoisseur and Dietetic Intern, Cassidy Moye gives us the scoop. Summertime is a time for water parks, barbeques, and ice cream! Whether it is on a cone, in a dish, or as a shake, ice cream is a staple in..

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An Ice Cream Cake for Ice Cream Month!

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As we say goodbye to a very successful June Dairy Month, we usher in a very favorite month in the dairy world, National Ice Cream Month! In an effort to properly celebrate what is to come in July, we thought it was only fitting to share a delicious ice cream cake recipe. We went ahead and..

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What’s In Your Yogurt?

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For thousands of years, people have nourished their bodies with the creamy, nutrient-rich power of yogurt. The yogurt aisle continues to expand as the cultures of the world share their unique styles. With so many new options to choose from, wouldn’t it be nice to know what the subtle differences are? Dietetic Intern Adrianne Damler takes..

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Not Your Grandmother’s Diet Food

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Before we swapped Greek style yogurt into recipes to bump up nutrition, there was cottage cheese. Traditionally it’s been thought of as a “diet food” along with grapefruit and rice cakes of decades past. Perhaps with good reason, given its ability to provide high quality protein and other vitamins and minerals in a low-calorie package..

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From Farm to Fridge- 10 Questions Nutrition Students Have

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Nutrition students (Dietetic Interns) regularly spend time with us to learn more about how community programs work with people to provide information. While they are here, they get to learn more about where dairy foods come from and ask questions that maybe don’t come up during class time. We say, there’s no such thing as a..

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Dairy Farm Open House Recap

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If you plan it, they will come. At least that’s what we hoped heading into our Dairy Farm Open House this past Saturday.  The event took place at the Haynes Family Dairy Farm in Garrett, Indiana.  We hosted about 1,000 guests at the farm for the open house.  People traveled from all over the Fort..

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Dairy to CARE Food Pantry!

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Last Monday, the American Dairy Association Indiana donated dairy products to the Community Action Relief Effort (CARE) Mobile Pantry program. This is the first time that dairy products have been donated to this cause, and they will be distributed during the first week of June, July, and August.  Dairy has historically been an unmet need..

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“A2 milk? What’s that?”

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My first thought was, it must be some kind of new milk alternative. I mean, cow’s milk is cow’s milk, right? You don’t get different kinds of milk from different breeds of cow. But I was wrong. (Sort of.) Here’s what I learned: Let’s Start From the Beginning…. First off, a little science background. Milk..

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Who’s the Most Fun? Cows or People?

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We were curious, so we asked! What’s it really like to be a Dairy Farmer- Dietitian? Who’s the most fun to work with? Cynthia Adam of Knollbrook Farms and Sarah Kuehnert of Kuehnert Dairy Farm work daily alongside their families on the farm and are also employed as Registered Dietitians in their local hospitals. (Talk..

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