Nutrition Resources

Look here for a variety of resources including downloadable health and nutrition worksheets, handouts and infographics to support your dairy nutrition, child health, wellness education and outreach efforts.

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1% Chocolate Milk is Back

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.

Cheese Facts and Tips

  • 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.

Milk Facts and Tips

  • Milk, white or flavored, delivers nine essential nutrients including calcium, potassium and vitamin D.
  • The 2015 Dietary Guidelines recommends three servings of low-fat or fat-free milk every day.
  • The carbohydrates and protein in milk make it a smart beverage for athletes.

Yogurt Facts and Tips

  • Yogurt is an excellent source of calcium and potassium.
  • Yogurt contains live and active cultures, or probiotics. Probiotics can help maintain a healthy digestive system.
  • Yogurt makes a quick and easy breakfast, dessert or snack. It also makes a great dip or topping.
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