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Education Materials
The National Dairy Council offers a robust library of evidence-based education materials to help counsel patients, clients and students. Our site is updated frequently with timely, credible dairy and nutrition research and information, so check back often. To stay as up to date as possible, sign up for RSS alerts and we’ll notify you of the latest additions.
Dietary Guidelines

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans emphasize a total diet approach. Get more information on our Media Resource Center and view our 2005 Dietary Guidelines Archive.

Annual Meetings

National Dairy Council is an active participant at several annual, national health professional meetings. Learn more about upcoming meetings.

Learning Connection Health Education Kit

A "one-stop shop" for the latest science-based information on the role of nutrient-rich dairy foods in improving child nutrition.

Whey Protein Health Education Kit

Access materials to help educate patients and clients on how whey protein, a high-quality protein naturally found in dairy, can provide the protein your body needs to function properly. 



Cheese can fit into almost any eating plan – from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans general population recommendations and many of its meal plans to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet and other meal plans such as diabetic, Mediterranean, and low-lactose, among others.

Lactose Intolerance Health Education Kit

A compilation of science and resources designed to clarify misperceptions about lactose intolerance and help educate patients and clients about effective management strategies so they can enjoy the health and nutritional benefits and great taste of milk and milk products.


Although most Americans meet their protein needs, many are seeking new options for sources of protein in their diets, and low-fat and fat-free dairy foods can help meet this need.

WIC Health Education Kit

Access handouts and materials specifically geared to dairy’s role in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).