Dairy Resource Center

Welcome to the Dairy Resource Center, a place to find tools and resources for dairy, from lessons and activities to webinars to fact sheets. Explore what is available!




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  • Milk vs. Milk Alternatives

    There are many non-dairy beverages on the market today touted as “milk” replacements or alternatives. This PowerPoint presentation walks through the differences.  

  • Low-fat Chocolate Milk is Back

    Low-fat (1%) chocolate and other low-fat flavored milks can have a place in school meal programs again 

  • Is Cheese Good for You?

    One serving of cheese contains many of the essential nutrients your body needs, including:

    • Calcium - Helps build and maintain strong bones and teeth (15% daily value)
    • Protein - Helps build and repair muscle tissue (14% daily value)
    • Phosphorus - Helps build and maintain strong bones and teeth, supports tissue growth (15% daily value)
    • Vitamin B12 - Helps with normal blood function, helps keep the nervous system healthy (20% daily value)
    • Pantothenic Acid - Helps your body use carbohydrates, fats, and protein for fuel (45% daily value)
    • Niacin - Used in energy metabolism in the body (15% daily value)
    The "% daily value" (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

  • Is Milk Good for You?

    Here’s a closer look at the essential nutrients in a cup of low-fat milk and how each benefits the body