Local residents show America how they 'Think About Their Drink'
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ --
WHO: Two New Haven area families, the Bunossos and the Hazzams, were
among the 25 winning families selected in the Think About Your
Drink Family Challenge from hundreds of entrants nationwide.
WHAT: The Bunossos and Hazzams separately entered the photo contest by
submitting a creative snapshot of their gangs choosing
nutrient-rich milk. As part of a nationwide education campaign,
the nation's milk processors launched the Think About Your Drink
Family Challenge encouraging families around the country to make
milk their beverage of choice. The families will each receive the
royal treatment with healthy chef-prepared meals, along with a
glass of milk, delivered to their homes for an entire week!
WHERE: Visit http://www.thinkaboutyourdrink.com to check out Family
Challenge winning photo entries and utilize tools to help you and
your loved ones make better beverage choices. Plus, you can also
get a free, personalized nutrition analysis of your daily drinks
and see how beverage choice can impact the nutrition of a typical
WHY: Over the past decade, milk at dinner has steadily declined and
today nearly 60 percent of children's dinners do not include milk,
according to new findings from The NPD Group.(1)
Many experts are concerned, especially since the percentage of
overweight American children and teens has tripled in the last two
decades and a recent report called What America Drinks (2)
suggests that beverage choice may impact weight and the overall
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