Eat More Dairy

Why is the dairy food group important?

Dairy products are important to consume because they provide you with calcium, vitamin D, and many other important minerals needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The dairy food group also helps you to build and maintain strong bones that you will utilize for the rest of your life.

What is osteoporosis? What are three ways a person can help prevent against the disease?

Osteoporosis is a totally preventable bone disease that causes weak bones, lost minerals, fragile bones, and your bones will also break easier when diagnosed. There are three ways a person can help to prevent themselves from getting this horrible disease. You can maintain a healthy diet, exercise, and live a healthy lifestyle.

Five Healthy Food Choices:

Milk

Cheese

Yogurt

Pudding

Cereal

Internet Resource:

"The Importance of Milk and Dairy Products as Part of a Healthy Balanced Diet." The Importance of Milk and Dairy Products as Part of a Healthy Balanced Diet. Dairy Council, 2015. Web. 12 Oct. 2015.


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