Fat-free and low-fat milk, cheeses, and yogurts provide protein, calcium. and other important nutrients.

Eat a variety of fat-free and low-fat (1%) dairy products daily; including yogurt, cheese, milk, and nonfat powdered milk.


Tips to incorporate low/non-fat dairy into your diet

  • Use non-fat yogurt instead of cream cheese or sour cream.
  • Sweeten non-fat yogurt with fruits or make it savory with chives to enhance the flavor.
  • Make a smoothie with fresh or frozen fruit and plain low/non-fat yogurt
  • Use nonfat powdered milk when cooking milk-based soups.

HNRCA nutrition research

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