This article by Stacey Winconek appears in the March 2020 issue of Metro Parent and can be found in its original form here.
Plant-based diets can be healthy, but without careful planning, key nutrients can be missing. But, by simply adding…
There’s more to dairy than meets the eye, so we’re setting the record straight with a collection of the most common facts, myths, and misperceptions about dairy. Ready to test your knowledge? Read on to discover all that dairy truly has to offer by clicking the Dairy Nutrition Facts button.
Millions of people around the world rely on a variety of dairy products for a delicious, nutritious way to balance their diet. Whether you rely on milk for your cereal or cheese on your pizza, there are countless ways to enjoy dairy in your everyday life. Read more about all your favorite dairy products have to offer by clicking the Dairy Foods button.
We care deeply about the health and wellbeing of our family, friends and neighbors. The dairy community has made significant contributions to child health and wellness and continues to help address the issue of food insecurity in America. Each year, we work with local food banks to provide nutritious dairy foods to those in need. Read more by clicking the Dairy in the Community button.
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Dairy’s Health Benefits
Dairy foods like low-fat or fat-free milk, yogurt and cheese are fundamental to good nutrition. Eating a balanced diet with a variety of foods to get essential nutrients is important to maintain healthy gut and immune function and optimize overall…