Dairy, It's Good For You

Marra Davin 8th hour 10-12-15

Why is the dairy food group important?

The dairy food group is important because dairy foods such as milk, yogurt, and cheese provide several important nutrients in the diet and are the richest dietary sources of calcium. The nutrients help ensure normal body functioning and it also helps lower the risk of a variety of health problems.

What is osteoporosis? What are 3 ways a person can help prevent against the disease?

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes weak bones, bones to lose minerals like calcium, bones to break easier and it also causes the bones to become fragile. Anybody can be affected by osteoporosis, but if you have a healthy diet, a healthy lifestyle, and if you build healthy bones while young you can prevent it.

What are 5 healthy food choices?

5 healthy food choices are:

1). Smoothie

2). Tapioca

3). Fruit Parfait

4). Broccoli

5). Orange Juice

Internet Resource

  • Website Title: LIVESTRONG.COM
  • Article Title: Importance of Dairy in a Diet
  • Publisher: LIVESTRONG.COM
  • Electronically Published: August 16, 2013
  • Date Accessed: October 12, 2015


Here's Paula Dean's recipe for vanilla milkshakes:


4 cups quality vanilla ice cream

2 tsp. vanilla extract

8 tbsp. sugar

2 cups milk, less for thicker milkshakes


- blend all ingredients together until smooth.

-serve in tall glasses with a straw.