News to Note
A few items to share:
It’s been so darn hot the past week or so in the DC area and East Coast. Make sure you are paying attention to tips and advice about exercising in this sort of heat. It tends to sneak up on you and by then you are screwed…
DC Schools to Discontinue Flavored Milk
This is Great news. If more schools and other places that cater to our children make changes like this, think of the impact we could have!
Some experts argue that the empty calories from sugar cause behavorial problems in school and prime children for health problems ranging from tooth decay to obesity and early onset of diabetes. Flavored milks also cause a drain on school food budgets because they are more expensive than plain milk. But the dairy industry has fought hard to keep flavored milk in school, fearing that children would drink less milk if it did not contain the added sugar.