Monthly archive for June 2015

How Do I Track Almond Milk?

How Do I Track Almond Milk?

Question:   I’m sensitive to real milk, so I drink almond milk (30 calories per cup).  What is the correct serving size for almond milk? Answer:  The First Place 4 Health food plan’s primary reason for stressing the milk group requirement is for the calcium these foods provide.  I know that many of the newer varieties of almond milk are fortified with calcium, so that helps get this much-needed nutrient!  If your brand has at least 30% of the recommended daily value of Calcium (look for this on the Nutrition Facts label on the side of the container) in a one-cup serving, then it has the calcium that you would get in one cup of milk, so you are good there.  However, most almond milk doesn’t have very much protein in it (some only has one gram per cup), and that is another nutrient that the FP4H food plan has arranged for you to get from

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Why YOU need to be in Houston in July

Why YOU need to be in Houston in July

I’ve purchased my ticket, I’ve worked on my talks and I am praying for Summit 2015 daily. The one thing that will make it complete is when you register to come. You need to be there!  I understand about finances and I understand about time off; however, so much is at stake. God is using First Place 4 Health to make His church healthy for such a time as this. I don’t want you to miss out on a single thing the Lord has for you this year. You will miss: The race – Yes, an actual walk or run on Saturday morning that we like to call The Half.  It is half of a 3K and we’ll have awards!  It’s on the schedule early in the day before it gets too hot.  It’s an option, but everyone will be able to participate.  Whether you walk, run, jog or slog, you

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