Nov
20
2014
Caroline Sullivan
Posted by Caroline Sullivan @ 12:00:PM

Everybody knows water is good for you, but is it the best thing to drink after a workout? Water is great for hydration, but it can’t replace the calories you burn or the electrolytes you sweat out, and it can’t stock you up on muscle-repairing protein. That means water alone after a workout can leave... continue reading

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Nov
19
2014
Caroline Sullivan
Posted by Caroline Sullivan @ 12:00:PM

We all know electrolytes are important for athletes. But do you know why - and are you getting enough of them with your sports drink? Electrolytes are electrically charged ions that come from certain minerals. They trigger nerve impulses and muscle contractions needed for basic body functions - which means a deficiency can have serious consequences. As... continue reading

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Nov
10
2014
Karen Beathard
Posted by Karen Beathard @ 12:00:PM

Memories of my siblings and I come flooding back as Thanksgiving and Christmas approach each year. They are two of my favorite holidays. The season was always filled with family and fun times. While I still love the holidays, my role is different now. I am the mother of four, grandmother of three, and a... continue reading

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Nov
7
2014
Caroline Sullivan
Posted by Caroline Sullivan @ 8:00:AM

In Texas, high school football is practically a religion. And this season, Dairy MAX is teaming up with Dave Campbell’s Texas Football to honor some very special people. They’re the unsung heroes of high school football, putting in hours of work to build young men into teams and help them bring their best to the field.... continue reading

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Nov
6
2014
Dairy MAX Blog Team
Posted by Dairy MAX Blog Team @ 2:00:PM

Thanksgiving: A time for hunting down old family recipes and picking up new favorites. But of the dozen or so cookbooks you own, which of them do you actually use, and which are just collecting dust? The Dairy MAX blog team is full of moms and dietitians who have stained and floured our share of... continue reading

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Nov
6
2014
Caroline Sullivan
Posted by Caroline Sullivan @ 9:00:AM

The first step to healthier kids is to teach them where food comes from and to help them take control of their own snacks and meals. That starts by getting our kids into the kitchen. How do you get your kids actively involved in your family’s meal? Comment below. continue reading

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Nov
5
2014
Patty Littlefield
Posted by Patty Littlefield @ 4:11:AM

At least one afternoon a week, as I start trying to figure out what to prepare for dinner that night, I truly wish I were a cow. Yes, I said a COW; you didn’t read that incorrectly. It would be total luxury to have my meals calculated for my tastes, nutritional and caloric needs, adjusted... continue reading

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Oct
28
2014
Caroline Sullivan
Posted by Caroline Sullivan @ 3:30:PM

I know what you're thinking - chocolate milk? Good for you? With all that sugar?  Well, there are actually only about 12g of added sugar in a glass of chocolate milk, depending on the brand. The rest of the sugar occurs naturally in milk. What’s more, the added sugar raises the carbs-to-protein ratio of a... continue reading

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Oct
27
2014
Amy Goodson
Posted by Amy Goodson @ 8:58:AM

Tips from Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, consulting sports dietitian for the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, FC Dallas soccer team and Jim McLean Golf School. Ms. Goodson also serves as a sports dietitian, working with Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, TCU Athletics and the University of Texas at Arlington Athletics. Even in the fall, Texas weather... continue reading

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Oct
22
2014
Caroline Sullivan
Posted by Caroline Sullivan @ 3:40:AM

Protein is essential for any athlete’s nutrition. Building muscles; repairing them after exercise; preventing muscle breakdown.  But there aren’t many fast and easy ways to get protein. Supplements are expensive, and there are risks associated with drinking raw eggs.  Well, get this.  Chocolate milk has about 8 grams of high-quality protein in every 8-ounce glass - there’s even more... continue reading

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Ultimate Hydration: Water vs. Chocolate Milk Posted by Caroline Sullivan @ Thu, 20 Nov 2014

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