Proper nutrition and physical activity are key to academic success in our schools.
Dairy foods provide critical nutrients students need to support their learning. We hope to assist you in providing the latest evidence-based research, programs and information for your cafeteria and school.
Additional External Resources
National Dairy Council: School Nutrition
Milk, cheese and yogurt contribute important nutrients to the school meal programs. In fact, milk is the number one food source of calcium, vitamin D and potassium in children’s diets. Learn more courtesy of the National Dairy Council.
Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry Calculator
This interactive calculator courtesy of No Kid Hungry provides decision-makers in schools and districts with a business model to understand the financial feasibility of feeding students by maximizing three federal nutrition programs: school breakfast, afterschool meals and summer meals.