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Move to low-fat or fat-free milk or yogurt

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends consuming a healthy eating pattern that includes fat-free and low-fat (1%) dairy. Use the resources below to encourage consumers to “Move to low-fat or fat-free milk or yogurt.”

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  • Make dairy part of your meal. Use plain low-fat yogurt to top baked potatoes, as a sandwich spread, or in a smoothie. More dairy tips here: https://go.usa.gov/xn39e [Use Image 1]

  • Switch it up! Try using plain low-fat yogurt or ricotta cheese instead of sour cream or cream cheese. More tips: https://go.usa.gov/xn39e [Use Image 1]

  • What's included in the Dairy Group? The Dairy Group includes milk, yogurt, cheese, and fortified soy beverages (soymilk). They provide nutrients you need including- calcium, vitamin D, potassium, protein, and more! Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xn39e [Use Image 1 or 2]

  • Adults who choose low-fat or fat-free milk or yogurt show kids that dairy is an important part of a healthy eating style. When kids choose dairy too, their growing bones will benefit. Find more ways to incorporate dairy into meals here: https://go.usa.gov/xn39e #MyPlateMyWins [Use Image 1 or 2]

  • Move to low-fat or fat-free milk or yogurt by choosing 1% or skim in place of 2% and whole varieties. https://go.usa.gov/xn39e [Use Image 1 or 2]

 

Tip Sheets

Got your dairy today?

Got Your Dairy Today?
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Also available in Spanish: PDF | JPG

Make better beverage choices

Make Better Beverage Choices
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Also available in Spanish: PDF | JPG

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