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Food Gallery - DAIRY GROUP

All fluid milk products and many foods made from milk are considered part of the Dairy Group. Foods made from milk that retain their calcium content are part of the group. Calcium-fortified soymilk (soy beverage) is also part of the Dairy Group.

Learn more about the Dairy Group.

image of a carton of milk or soymilk

1 cup of milk or soymilk* (8 fluid ounces) counts as 1 cup-equivalent in the Dairy Group

image of a container of yogurt1 cup of yogurt made with milk or soymilk* (8 fluid ounces) counts as 1 cup-equivalent in the Dairy Group

image of shredded cheddar cheese in a bowl

1/3 cup of shredded cheddar cheese counts as 1 cup-equivalent in the Dairy Group

image of two slices of Swiss cheese

2 slices of Swiss cheese (¾ ounces each) count as 1 cup-equivalent in the Dairy Group

image of a small bowl of chocolate pudding

½ cup of pudding made with milk or soymilk* counts as ½ cup-equivalent in the Dairy Group

image of a small bowl of frozen yogurt

½ cup of frozen yogurt made with milk or soymilk* counts as ½ cup-equivalent in the Dairy Group

* Check the label to ensure that the product is calcium-fortified.