Nutrition Resources

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Expand Your Dairy Knowledge

Science-based nutrition information. Browse these resources to learn more about the value of dairy foods and incorporate them into your school wellness and nutrition programs and daily life!

National Dairy Council

A leader in nutrition research and information, the National Dairy Council provides timely, scientifically sound nutrition information on the health benefits of milk, cheese, and yogurt.

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The Academy serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being. The site provides a wealth of nutrition information including Nutrition Fact Sheets, a Good Nutrition Reading List, and a "Find a Nutrition Professional" search feature.

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This USDA website provides consumers with easy-to-understand recommendations on how to incorporate a variety of nutrient-rich foods, including low-fat and fat-free milk, cheese, and yogurt. Recipes and menus are available to provide dairy-friendly solutions.

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Team Nutrition, an initiative of the USDA Food & Nutrition Service, helps to improve children's lifelong eating and physical activity habits by using the principles of the Dietary Guides for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid.

School Nutrition Association

School Nutrition Association (SNA) is the national organization of school nutrition professionals committed to advancing the quality of school meal programs through education and advocacy. SNA represents more than 55,000 members who provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the country. Their vision is to be the authority and resource for school nutrition programs.

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USDA School Meals

The USDA provides information about the various Child Nutrition Programs administered by the USDA, including the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.

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International Food Information Council Foundation

IFIC's mission is to communicate science-based information on food safety and nutrition to health and nutrition professionals, educators, journalists, government officials, and others providing information to consumers. The site includes food safety and nutrition information, "Food Insight" newsletter, IFIC publications & more.


Liquid milk and dairy products are perishable, and should be handled with care for food safety and best quality. Read the information from Clemson Cooperative Extension to reference safe handling of milk and dairy products.

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National Osteoporosis Foundation

This site offers comprehensive information about osteoporosis, including risk factors, symptoms, prevalence among men and women, tips on prevention, and approved medications for the prevention and/or treatment of the disease.

Glass of chocolate milk.

Gonna Need Milk

Research and resources to support the science of exercise recovery for athletes.

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Fuel Up with Milk

Many athletic professionals who have seen the direct impact that chocolate milk can have on an athlete's performance. Take a moment to learn why.

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