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Five Great Health Benefits of Dairy

Dairy foods provide amazing taste along with a ton of nutrition. Research is shedding light on new areas of health and wellness that dairy foods provide each day. Here are five great health benefits that come from dairy foods. Gut Health Cultured dairy foods like [...]

The Top Five Reasons to Eat Yogurt

According to the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, we’re consistently falling short on our intake of vitamin D, calcium, and potassium. Nutrition research shows the easiest way to add the health benefits of dairy to your diet is to enjoy three servings of dairy foods daily. [...]

Celebrate Men’s Health and Dairy

There’s a lot to celebrate in June. This month is National Dairy Month, a time to honor our nation’s hardworking dairy farm families for the wholesome milk and dairy foods they provide. It’s also Men’s Health Month, a time to encourage men to guard their [...]

3 Surprising Dairy Health Facts

Dairy foods are sought out not only for their wonderful taste, but also their amazing nutritional value. Perhaps you know about the bone-building power of dairy, but there are a few health facts about dairy you may not have heard about. Cheese prevents cavities Cheese [...]

Make Your Burger Better with Dairy

National Hamburger Day is May 28. The average American eats three hamburgers per week, according to mindbodygreen.com. Do the math and you’ll find it adds up to about 50 billion burgers a year eaten in the United States. While the origin and history of the [...]

Dairy May Help Decrease Obesity and Promote Stronger Bones

We hear about childhood obesity everywhere we turn. This is because childhood obesity has reached

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Milk, Cheese and Yogurt

Cinco de Mayo is the perfect excuse to get together, enjoy the warmer weather and celebrate with family and friends.

Top 10 Food Sources of Calcium

There are a variety of foods that contain calcium—a mineral essential for healthy bones—but the best sources of naturally occurring calcium are dairy foods. Foods like orange juice, cereals and breads are often

Talking Dairy Nutrition with Your Children

As a registered dietitian, I try to lead by example with the foods I offer my children. April 27 is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day and I recently realized I wasn’t doing to best job of telling my children why I buy