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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Dairy Protein Facts and Tips

  • Dairy foods such as low-fat and fat-free milk, cheese, yogurt and whey powder are convenient and cost-effective ways to power up with protein.
  • An 8-ounce glass of milk, 1-ounce of most cheeses and an 8-ounce container of yogurt have as much protein as one egg (6 grams).
  • As little as 10 grams of protein can stimulate muscle growth following exercise. Having 8-ounces of fat-free chocolate milk or an 8-ounce container of yogurt can help.

DASH Eating Plan – English

DASH stands for “Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension.” It’s an eating plan that encourages you to eat a wide variety of delicious foods. It’s flexible and can be adapted to your favorite foods, tastes and lifestyle.

DASH Eating Plan – Spanish

DASH, cuyas siglas en inglés corresponden a “Enfoque Alimentario para Detener la Hipertensión” es un plan de alimentación que le anima a comer una variedad de alimentos deliciosos. Es flexible y puede adaptarse a su estilo de vida y sus comidas y gustos favoritos.

Food Models – Combination Group

The FOOD MODELS are full-color images of foods in their common serving size. They are a perfect way for teaching “Balance, Variety and Moderation” — eating from all Five Food Groups, eating a variety of foods within each food group and eating the recommended amounts from each food group every day.
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