This article is sponsored by the United Dairy Industry of Michigan
Is eating healthy one of your New Year resolutions? Well, Milk Means More has some suggestions and recipes to get you started!
Host Jason Carr and Tati Amare spoke to Nick Pomante a registered dietitian nutritionist about the benefits of milk in a healthy diet.
You would have to eat a gallon of spinach to get the same amount of calcium that is in a glass of milk. For those who are considering a plant-based diet, milk can help you replace the nutrients that you get from meat.
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Watch the video for more healthy suggestions.
Here’s a recipe to add to your diet.
Cinnamon Apple Smoothie Recipe
1 cup low-fat plain kefir
1 cup shredded, peeled apple
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
In a blender container, combine kefir, apple, honey, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Cover and blend until smooth.
Pour into 12 to 16-ounce glass. Sprinkle with additional ground cinnamon (if desired). Serve immediately.