Better Choices

Better Choices for Health & Wellbeing

What does health and wellbeing mean to you? We know that each person’s journey is personal and unique. Each month, you’ll find fresh new information from farm to fork (and beyond) so you can find the better choices that are right for you.  It’s all about balance and enjoying occasional treats while making informed decisions every day. Moderation is key, and with a little planning, pretty much all your favorite things fit in just fine. Want that piece of birthday cake on your birthday? Have it by balancing it with healthier meals throughout the day and including some activity. Making better daily choices starts with small steps, and pretty soon, you might just find that your small better choices become bigger ones. It can happen. Better choices are all about taking that first step, whatever that may be for you.


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Farmer Stories

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June is Dairy Month!

Get a fresh perspective of what dairy farms are like on this virtual field trip. 

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Story of a Steak

The story of our food from farm to table. Learn more about steak.

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Delivering Goodness from the Ground Up

Dairy farmers are committed to fostering a healthy planet and producing nutrient-rich milk on their dairy farm for you and your family to enjoy. 

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Recipes

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Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Try this burger using extra lean ground beef for Father's Day!

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Healthy, Thrifty Menus for June

Summer celebration season starts now. Get inspired with these budget-friendly meal ideas.

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Colby Cobb Salad

Like a club sandwich in a bowl.

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KimKirchherr
Kim Kirchherr
MS, RD, LDN, CDE, FAND

Kim Kirchherr, MS, RDN, LDN (Illinois), CDE, FAND, ACSM-CPT is an award winning registered dietitian and a certified personal trainer. She serves as the IGA Health & Wellbeing Advisor and is available for consulting and speaking engagements. Kim has experience in agriculture, supermarket, media (traditional and social), hospital-based health and fitness centers, and outpatient medical nutrition therapy programs. She served as the Chair of the Food & Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group (FCP) in 2017-18 and has been chair of both the FCP Agriculture and Supermarket Subgroups. Kim is a past president of Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. www.kimkirchherr.com

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