Army wife, dietitian urges healthy food for kids

Associated Press

FORT JACKSON, SC (AP) The wife of the general who commands the Army's largest training post is known around Fort Jackson as the woman who teaches second-graders how to cook "roasted monster brains."

Kim Milano is a pediatric dietitian who works to help military kids and families eat and prepare healthy foods. The "monster brains" dish is her way of introducing children to roasted cauliflower.

Milano has taken her passion for food and cooking around the globe while raising two boys and managing 17 moves during her husband's 33-year military career.

She is teaching children and families about proper nutrition and healthy eating. It is timely for a military concerned about obesity problems and rising health care costs.

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