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Health & Wellness Corner

The Health and Wellness Corner is a service of Dairy West. This site will provide informative articles, videos, and other news relating to the importance of nutrition and exercise in our daily lives.

Nutrition is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle and we believe everyone should have access to free, credible nutrition education. Dairy is doctor recommended and is an established part of a healthy diet. Dairy West is a nutrition education organization serving Idaho and beyond. Our goal is to ensure educators, health professionals, scientists, and media have a credible body of nutrition knowledge to use for education and health recommendations.

  • Dairy West has ( 5 ) Registered Dietitians on staff to answer any and all health and wellness questions.


Dietitians from Dairy West are ready to answer your questions!  Please send your questions to Jaclyn St. John at [email protected].  You will see your answer on this site either in writing or as a video. We welcome all questions and especially encourage them from the perspective of a student, parent, educator, school board member, etc.

  • Question: How do I know what to feed my student athlete?
    Answer from Dairy West: Click HERE
  • Question: What are the benefits of recess before lunch?
    Answer from Dairy West: Click HERE


This section will highlight some of the latest health and wellness information, tips, and ideas.

   By Morgan Garcia

Back-to-school lunch ideas

As we all know, back-to-school is a very exciting and busy time for not only our children but us as parents. One of the most important things to have in mind for our children is a well-balanced diet. Being a parent myself I want to make sure my son has a healthy breakfast, snack, lunch, and dinner.  I have attached a short video that includes many ideas and ways to help you during the week to provide your child with a healthy snack and lunch items. Click on video below.


Easy Crock Pot Dinner

Enchilada Quinoa Casserole – Check out the video below for a healthy and fun recipe to try with your family this busy school year. Or click HERE for the full recipe.


Don’t forget to get your heart rate up once a day to live a healthier life. Needing some fast at home workout ideas? Click on the link below.



First Tip: Always start your day with breakfast.

Second Tip: Enjoy family meals together.

Third Tip: Snack smart.

  • Click HERE to read the full article from Jaclyn St. John with Dairy West.

For more information please contact:
Jaclyn St. John, MS, RDN, LD                                                                                  *Click HERE to learn
Health and Wellness Manager, Dairy West                                                          more about Dairy West.
[email protected]

  Jaclyn St. John

Dairy West is a  Diamond Business Partner of the Idaho School Boards Association.

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