Favorite family restaurant gets a makeover
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Woman hands out produce, milk to thousands of families every Friday in Hamtramck
HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – Every Friday, a woman sets up shop in Hamtramck to give boxes of produce and gallons to milk to anyone who needs them. Like many people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Erica Owens wanted to help. She learned through Food Rescue Detroit that she could pass out boxes of food to people in need. “The real reason was Mohamed,” Owens said. “When I got a buck her her, like, ‘You need some help?’ Like, volunteer and stuff like that,” Mohamed Abdulla said.
There’s a school lunch with your student’s name on it
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. Host Tati Amare spoke with Carolyn Thomas, a Child Nutrition Consultant at the Macomb ISD about the importance of school meals. Healthy school meals are essential in improving behavior and academic performance and they’re also an important part of nutrition. A healthy school lunch includes whole grains, protein, fresh fruit, and vegetables with milk. Milk is an essential part of school meals because it contains 3 essential nutrients to help students grow to have strong, healthy bones.
School lunches have stepped up their health game
Keeping students energized to learn is important, and providing healthy nutritious meals to help them focus on their schoolwork and take part in after school activities is key. With the pandemic, school is looking a bit different this year, but whether students are heading into the classroom or learning virtually, they will still have access to school lunches in Detroit. In school, all the food will be wrapped and served in traditional clamshell take-out containers for health and safety. With school plans being very fluid this year, parents can visit detroitk12.org for more information on Detroit Public Schools Community Districts meal plans. To find nutritious recipes and meal plans to keep your kids energized and healthy, visit milkmeansmore.org.
All the reasons to pour more milk at family meals, according to a registered dietitian nutritionist, mom of 3
Milk (Pexels stock image)Milk at meals, water in betweenMilk is the top food source for calcium, vitamin D and potassium, and it offers some of the highest-quality protein available. Consider these facts:One out of two children ages 9 and older is falling short on calcium, vitamin D and potassium. Three meals, three servings of milkKids ages 4 to 8 years old need 2.5 servings of milk and milk products each day. Kids ages 9 and up should get three servings of milk and milk products each day. Sarah, whose favorite dairy food is a chocolate milk shake, lives in Ann Arbor with her husband and three children.
This ingredient will make you love your coffee a whole “latte” more
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. The views expressed in this article are those of the advertiser and do not necessarily reflect those of this site or affiliated companies. This article is sponsored by United Dairy Industry of MichiganHere at Live In The D, we are serious about our love for coffee. So we were delighted when Bearclaw Coffee Company parked their coffee truck on our plaza and talked to Tati Amare about the one ingredient that helps them whip up delicious hand crafted coffee drinks. Watch the video above to see what it is and to find out how Tati loves her coffee.
Should Americans be drinking more milk?
Should Americans be drinking more milk? Milk sales in the U.S. have dropped to a 30-year low, a trend the dairy industry describes as devastating. Industry executives say it's because their products and packaging are old fashioned and in need of innovation, but some families also have health concerns. Kris Van Cleave reports.cbsnews.com