school nutrition

Dairy Myths with Will McWhirter, MBA, RDN, LDN

Dairy Myths with   Will McWhirter, MBA, RDN, LDN

The Dairy Alliance works with schools and nutrition programs throughout the Southeast to promote dairy nutrition, enhance school menu options, and promote physical activity. 

There are a lot of concerns surrounding dairy consumption. This episode Will McWhirter comes on the show to dispel dairy myths and explain how the Dairy Alliance partners with schools. Will McWhirter is both Registered Dietitian and the Manager of Youth Wellness at the Atlanta based Dairy Alliance.

This episode we discuss

  • Common dairy myths

  • Creative ways districts are providing dairy to students

  • Positioning milk to compete with sugary drinks

Chef Ann Foundation - Making fresh healthy food accessible to children everywhere

Chef Ann Foundation - Making fresh healthy food accessible to children everywhere

Chef Ann Cooper is a celebrated author, chef, educator and enduring advocate for better food for all children. Known as the “Renegade Lunch Lady”, Ann has been honored by The National Resources Defense Council, selected as a Kellogg Food and Society Policy Fellow, and awarded an honorary doctorate from SUNY Cobleskill for her work. In 2016, Ann was named “One of the Top 50 Food Activists” by the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. In this episode Chef Ann shares her vision for the future of school nutrition and offers guidance of how others can be a part of the process of making fresh, delicious food accessible to school children.