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Dairy’s Unique Nutrient Combination

Searching for more nutrients? Look no further than low-fat and fat-free milk, cheese, and yogurt. Together, they pack a powerful nutritional punch: calcium, potassium, phosphorus, protein, vitamins A, D and B12, riboflavin, and niacin (niacin equivalents).

See below for research, fact sheets, and other resources about milk, cheese, yogurt, and the unique combination of nine essential nutrients that sets them apart.

Dairy Foods and their Nutrients

Fact Sheets

Low-fat Milk Education Handout 
Low-fat Milk Education Handout (Spanish)
Milk's Unique Nutrient Combination
Calcium Recommendations


What's in Your Glass? Milk Comparison Fact Sheet
Improve Diet Quality with Dairy
Low-fat Milk Education Handout (Spanish)
Low-fat Milk Education Handout (English)

Dairy Innovations In Health & Wellness

The dairy industry is committed to helping meet the health priorities and dietary needs of Americans through innovations in nutrient-rich dairy foods—at home, on the go and in schools.  


Dairy’s Health Benefits

Getting three servings of low-fat or fat-free, nutrient-rich dairy foods every day plays a crucial role in helping to promote bone health, healthy blood pressure and a healthy weight.

Dairy Farming Today

Visit to learn how modern farm families care for their animals and protect the land while growing healthy farming businesses for future generations.