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March 21, 2023

National Nutrition Month

This month we’re celebrating National Nutrition Month! Practicing a healthy lifestyle with a balanced diet and consistent exercise positively impacts our health in so many ways. An easy way to ensure you get all the nutrients your body needs is by incorporating dairy into your daily diet.  Dairy is a nutrient-dense food that contains 13 […]

February 21, 2023

Heart-Healthy Living

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, so it’s important to know how to maintain and improve our heart health. Living heart-healthy can look different for everyone, but it ultimately comes down to making lifestyle decisions that positively impact your heart and your health overall. What We Put In Our […]

January 9, 2023

Did You Know That Dairy Boosts Your Immune System?

Our immune systems are so complex! It’s the body’s defense against infections and protects us from germs. When the body senses a foreign substance (also called an “antigen”), the immune system works to recognize and remove the antigen by creating antibodies. These antibodies usually stick around for a while in case we need to fight […]

December 23, 2022

Dairy Makes the Holidays Bright

It’s the best time of the year!  When you close your eyes and think back on the holidays, where does your mind go? Milk and cookies for Santa? Grandma’s famous pie? Hot cocoa and presents by the fire? There’s nothing better than getting together with friends and family over the holidays (except for maybe the […]

December 9, 2022

Do Your Part to Reduce Food Waste

Did you know that there is a national food waste reduction goal? By the year 2030, the U.S. aims to reduce food waste by 50% (the first-ever domestic goal to reduce food loss and waste)—and we can all play a vital part in ensuring that we reach it.  By making conscious choices when we’re at […]

November 2, 2022

Increasing Food Production Takes a Team!

By 2050, approximately nine billion people will be living on the planet; with this in mind, food production must increase by 60 percent. Currently, one in six Americans is food insecure in the United States. As a consumer, reducing food waste is a pivotal and necessary step to help support our community, each other, and […]

September 14, 2022

How do Farmers Track & Monitor Their Cows?

You’ve probably noticed that most cows, especially here in Nevada, have number tags on their ears. These numbers serve as a lifelong identification of the cow and help farmers tell them apart, find specific cows and keep track of their herd. Additionally, you might have noticed that many cows here also wear collars. These collars […]

August 29, 2022

Showing You the Whey

Milk contains 13 essential nutrients, including a high percentage of protein that helps fuel us throughout the day. Milk contains two separate proteins–whey and casein. Whey protein is exclusively found in dairy products and there are many benefits to consuming it, but just what is it, why do we need it, and how can we […]

August 11, 2022

Join the Moo-vement. Adopt a Cow!

Looking for a new teacher’s assistant? A virtual pet for the classroom? How about something to look after that’s a little bigger than a hamster or guinea pig? Look no further. Discover Dairy has brought the Adopt a Cow program to Nevada. Now, your class can virtually adopt a dairy calf. Learn with Cottonwood Dairy […]

July 21, 2022

Probiotics – Why We Need Them and Where to Get Them

It’s not news to us that protecting our bodies and fueling it with nutrients that allow us to feel our best is essential. But for some of us, the recommendations others provide can feel unachievable with the minutiae of our everyday lives or simply too expensive. So how do we supplement our bodies with the […]

June 30, 2022

A Local’s Food Guide to Reno Restaurants

It’s the time of year when the population in the Reno, Tahoe area is more transient. People visit from all over to see the different landscapes, enjoy a variety of freshwater lakes, and relish in the impressive food scene Reno has to offer. Whether you’re a Reno local or just traveling through, this guide will […]

June 8, 2022

What Does Being Lactose-Intolerant Mean For Me?

The Difference Between an Intolerance Versus an Allergy Knowing the difference between a food intolerance versus a food allergy is important. There are various food groups that we must consume to ensure our bodies get the necessary nutrients it needs. These food groups include, but aren’t limited to, vegetables, whole grains, proteins, and dairy. Having […]