Midwest Dairy Association

Celebrating 100 Years of National Dairy Council

Tools to help you celebrate National Dairy Council’s Centennial.

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The Dairy Report

National Dairy Council's blog TheDairyReport.com serves as a forum for health and nutrition professionals to read about current trends and events in dairy foods, nutrition and science.

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Dairy Nutrition

Nutrient-rich dairy foods are one of the most affordable sources of nutrition and make healthy eating easy. Together, milk, cheese, and yogurt provide a unique package of nine essential nutrients, including calcium, potassium, phosphorus, protein, vitamins A, D and B12, riboflavin, and niacin (niacin equivalents). Beyond building stronger bones, three daily servings of low-fat or fat-free dairy foods improve overall diet quality and reduce the risk of various chronic diseases.  Here you will find the most up-to-date dairy nutrition research, resources, educational materials to support the benefits of dairy nutrition.

Dairy Nutrition Topics

Dairy’s health benefits are supported by a robust body of science that continues to grow. Here, find up- to-date dairy nutrition topics and the latest research on a variety of topics, including dairy’s critical role in child nutrition and sports nutrition.

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Nutrition Education

Midwest Dairy Council offers a variety of handouts and resources for consumers and health professionals. Evidence-based education materials provide the latest research for health professionals to counsel patients, clients and students. Watch this section for the latest in nutrition research with a focus on eating healthy with the basic five food groups including nutritious, delicious dairy.

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Dairy Foods

Together, low-fat and fat-free milk, cheese, and yogurt deliver a unique combination of nine essential nutrients. Learn about these nutrient-rich dairy foods and their role in building strong bones, a healthy diet, and more.

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Helpful Dairy Nutrition Links

More information about dairy nutrition can be found by following these links to various websites, blogs, toolkits, and professional health and nutrition associations.

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