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Low-fat (1%) chocolate and other low-fat flavored milks can have a place in school meal programs again! Supporting the goal of making food choices both nutritious and appealing to students and still aligning with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, nutritional guidance once again allows schools, within their state’s discretion, greater flexibility in meeting nutrition requirements for school meal programs to help nourish students.
If you are lactose intolerant, you most likely can work small amounts of dairy into your meals or choose dairy foods with minimal lactose. Then, gradually increase your portion size to find your comfort level.
Nondairy beverages are advertised as a healthy alternative to cow’s milk. There is an increased availability and consumption of nondairy beverages and a decrease in consumption of cow’s milk. The aim of the present study is to review and compare the contents and nutritional value of nondairy beverages to cow’s milk.
Every baby is unique; don’t worry if your baby eats a little more or less than this guide suggests. Keep in mind that the suggested serving sizes are only guidelines to help you get started.
The physical state of calcium fortification of 14 calcium-fortified beverages available to consumers was evaluated and compared with unfortified, fat-free milk.
One serving of cheese contains many of the essential nutrients your body needs.
- Cheese may help children eat more fruits, vegetables and whole grains when added or eaten with these foods.
- Cheese contributes high-quality protein as well as calcium, phosphorus and vitamin A to the diet.
- Reduced-fat cheese provides the same essential nutrients as regular cheese and tastes great.
Clean labeling is no longer simply a trend; rather, it’s becoming the expectation. Consumers demand more transparency, yet don’t understand how milk and dairy products fit into clean labeling. For Midwest Dairy and its strategic partners, understanding how the clean and clear trend and the attributes inherent in dairy are critical to driving consumer trust and sales in dairy.