Dairy is an important part of a healthy diet and includes foods such as milk, yogurt, cheese, and soy milk. Dairy also contains high levels of protein, calcium, and vitamin D, which leads to improved bone health. Dairy also plays a role in decreasing blood pressure, reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and improving digestive health. Dairy products may also contain nutrients such as magnesium, vitamin B12, riboflavin, vitamin A, choline, zinc, selenium, and potassium.
Daily Dairy Recommendations
Information obtained from https://www.myplate.gov/eat-healthy/dairy