dairy group serving suggestions
The recommended amount of foods from the Dairy Group is 2-3 cups/day (for a 1200- to 3200-calorie diet). Foods in the Dairy Group supply bone-building calcium, along with protein. Following are Dairy Group serving suggestions and tips:
||Dairy Group equivalent
|1 (8 oz) cup Milk
||Plain or flavored milk is a top source of calcium. Look for low fat or fat free milk.
|1 (8 oz) Yogurt
1 (6 oz) Yogurt
|Yogurt typically is higher in calcium than milk. Its live and active cultures may benefit intestinal health.
|1 oz (28 g)
||Serve reduced fat cheese with assorted fresh or dried fruits.
|1 (19 g) slice
American cheese slice
||Heat up a classic—a grilled cheese sandwich made with KRAFT 2% Milk Singles with Added Calcium.
|1/4 cup (28 g)
||Jazz up main dishes, vegetables and soups by sprinkling with shredded cheese. Look for reduced fat varieties.