Midwest Dairy Association

The Dairy Report

Check out National Dairy Council's blog. TheDairyReport.com serves as a forum for health and nutrition professionals to read about and share expertise, opinions and dialogue related to current trends and events in dairy foods, nutrition and science. Midwest Dairy Council registered dietitian Stephanie Cundith is a featured blogger.

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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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