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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.

ASK A DIETITIAN

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

NEWS FOR YOU

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

   By Morgan Garcia

 

Stay Warm This Winter!

Since the holiday season is upon us, the ISBA staff have been thinking about why we celebrate the holidays.  It’s a time to come together and be thankful for the friends and family we have. What better way to celebrate this than with some delicious, healthy food!  Our friends at Dairy West have shared some of their favorite recipes.

          

 

Click HERE to view the full recipes.


Don’t forget to get outside or to the gym to exercise.  All of that delicious and filling food can cause you to become tired and have less energy.  A quick and easy way to release endorphins is by getting your heart rate up! Here’s a fun way to exercise this winter…Click Snow below.


If it’s too cold to go outside, check out this fun dance that will not only get your heart rate up but be a blast to learn with the kids. Click below.

 


FOOD IS ONLY NUTRITION IF WE EAT IT

  • 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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