Cooking w/Ancient Grains by Shelby Lubbers, MDI Intern 2017-18

Cooking with Ancient Grains The term ancient grain has become a popular topic within the past five years, but what exactly is an ancient grain? An ancient grain refers to wheat and barley that have not been hybridized and date back to 10,000 years ago. Some ancient grains include einkorn, farro, Kamut, spelt, amaranth, teff, […]

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Cultivating Change w/Lifestyle Medicine by McKenzie Johnson, MDI Intern 2017-18

Lifestyle medicine captures the idea of investing in long-term, lifestyle changes to help prevent and manage chronic health conditions. The American College of Preventative Medicine defines lifestyle medicine as a scientific approach that utilizes lifestyle interventions such as nutrition and physical activity, rest and stress reduction, and smoking cessation and limiting alcohol consumption to reduce […]

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National Handwashing Awareness Week (12/3-12/9/17)

December Blog: National Handwashing Awareness Week (December 3 – 9th, 2017) By Bailey F., MDI Intern 2017-18 WOW! It is December already and we are in the holiday season of 2017 folks! This is the most joyous, giving, and thankful month of them all. It is also the time of year where we have work […]

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MDI Blog Post – by Ali Fox

Enjoy the Holidays Without the Guilt The holidays are quickly approaching, but all you can think about is the extra weight that usually comes with them. Lucky for you, this year you don’t have to lose sleep over those pesky pounds. I have come up with a list of tricks to avoid mindless eating to […]

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MT Crunch Time

October is National Farm to School Month. In Montana, we can celebrate by participating in Montana Crunch Time, an event put on by Montana Farm to School and Montana Team Nutrition. On October 24th at 2 pm you can take part by biting in to a locally or regionally grown apple.   Here are six […]

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