Local residents show America how they 'Think About Their Drink'
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ --
WHO: Two Salt Lake City area families, the Israelsens and the Nymans,
were among the 25 winning families selected in the Think About
Your Drink Family Challenge among hundreds of families nationwide.
WHAT: The Israelsens and Nymans separately entered the photo contest by
submitting a creative snapshot of their gang 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 house 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 qualit
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