National Dairy Month


USDA. MyPlate.

This MyPlate review of the dairy group provides daily recommendations, serving sizes, health benefits, nutrient information, and other tips for dairy consumption.

Calcium and Bone Health Bulletin Board Resources

Encourage the growth of strong bones with increased physical activity and calcium intake.

Calcium Word Search (PDF | 80.5 KB)

DCDOH. DC Eat Smart/Move More Program.

Word search activity that reviews the major food sources and health benefits of Calcium.

The Dairy Connection

National Dairy Council.

A rich resource for the importance of dairy in childhood nutrition, health and wellness, and research. Includes educational materials, recipes, fact sheets, and educational kits.

Got Your Dairy Today? (PDF | 640 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Dairy is an important source of protein and calcium. The 10 Tips Nutrition Education series offers ways to include dairy in the diet.

Recipes Using Yogurt

USDA. Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services.

From the What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl.