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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