Health & Nutrition Facts


Eat three servings of dairy every day! Dairy products are a key component to a healthy diet. Milk, cheese and yogurt contain calcium, protein, vitamin D and other essential nutrients. Review the science and facts behind current diet recommendations.


8 Reasons to Eat Cheese

Cheese is a natural source of high-quality protein and calcium. Learn about the benefits of incorporating cheese into your diet.

Chocolate Milk is Kid-Friendly Nutrition

Chocolate milk is a tasty way for kids to get great nutrition – and like it! Milk, including chocolate, is the No.1 food source of three of the four nutrients the Dietary Guidelines for Americans say children need to consume more of – vitamin D, calcium and potassium. Research supports that drinking chocolate milk is significantly a better choice than a child deciding not to drink any milk at all.

Refueling with Low-Fat Chocolate Milk

Low-fat chocolate milk is growing in popularity as a sports recovery beverage for one reason — it works!

Whole White Milk vs. Fat-Free White Milk –
How Do They Compare?

The type of milk you drink is an individual choice. Some people prefer whole milk for a richer, creamier taste and consistency, while others prefer fat-free milk. Regardless of your decision, whole milk and fat-free milk are both healthy, nutrient-dense choices.

Cow's Milk – There is NO Comparison

Compare the ingredient list of cow's milk to plant-based beverage alternatives. The fact is, cow's milk remains the gold standard of beverages for health, nutrition and affordability.

Managing Lactose Intolerance with Dairy

Don't miss out on great nutrition! With the different levels of lactose tolerance, sometimes you may experience less symptoms with one dairy product over another. Consider trying our serving tips, and learn more about the lactose in your favorite milk and dairy foods.