The United Dairy Industry of Michigan and the Michigan High School Athletic Association have teamed to bring high school students and coaches information about nutrition and healthy living, and in particular, the benefits of chocolate milk for the active athlete. 

In addition to supporting the "Chocolate Milk: Nature's Sports Drink" campaign, the MHSAA and UDIM also bring you these great chocolate milk and sports nutrition resources...

RESOURCES
5 Tips for Athlete Success (PDF)
How to Fuel Your Student Athlete (PDF)
Macros to MyPlate (JPG)
Think Your Drink (PDF)
9 Essential Nutrients (PDF)

NATURE'S SPORTS DRINK GRANT
List of Recent Winners (PDF)



PAPERS/ARTICLES
"Hydration for the Teen Athlete", Sports Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition registered dietitians
"Is Your Kid Over-Caffeinated?", Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

SPORTS NUTRITION VIDEOS
(MP4 downloads)

Pre-Workout (183 MB)
Post-Workout (263 MB)
Caffeine (439 MB)






"Chocolate Milk: Nature's Sports Drink" Grant

Your high school athletes could be the next Michigan Chocolate Milk Mustache Celebrities!

If your high school athletes aren't powering up with low-fat chocolate milk, then this is a great opportunity to get started! Chocolate milk is ‘Nature's Sports Drink’, and provides many important nutrients needed for overall health, including calcium, potassium and vitamin D.

To find a copy of the application and to learn more about the "Chocolate Milk: Nature's Sports Drink" grant opportunity, click below:

School Grant Programs

One hundred (100) fall, winter, and spring high school sports teams in Michigan will be rewarded with cash to purchase low-fat chocolate milk for their team to replenish after practices and games for the entire season (cash value determined by size of team), up to two soft-sided wheeled cooler bags for easy milk transport, prizes, nutrition education materials to use for the promotion of Chocolate Milk: Nature's Sports Drink, and professional posters featuring the teams' chocolate milk mustache photo!
 

POSTER EXAMPLES
Fowlerville Cross Country
Gaylord Volleyball
Lowell Girls Cross Country
Oakridge Football

Recent Grant Winners

2020-2021 FallWinners

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Belleville High School
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Bloomingdale High School
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Frederick Douglass Academy
Ludington Area Schools
Pewamo-Westphalia High School
Taylor Prep High School
Troy Athens High School
West Catholic High School

BOYS SOCCER
Hope Academy of West Michigan
Lamphere High School
Pennfield High School
Thornapple Kellogg High School
Traverse City West Senior High School

FOOTBALL
Bay City Western High School
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GIRLS & BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
Boyne City High School
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Buckley High School
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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
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