Low-Fat Dairy

Champion Kids Choose Fat-free or Low-fat (1%) Bone-Building Foods.


Fat-free and low-fat (1%) milk, yogurt, and cheese are all dairy foods. Dairy foods have calcium. Calcium helps build strong bones and teeth. You need calcium now more than any other time in your life. Snack like a superhero. Power-up with low-fat cheese and whole wheat crackers.

All About Low-Fat Dairy

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All About Low-Fat Dairy

The Low-Fat Dairy Team is Champion Kids just like you that choose to eat fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk and milk products to help fuel their body!

Choose fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk, yogurt, and cheese to soar through your day!

Yes! Fat-free and low-fat (1%) milk, cheese, and yogurt help you build better bones!

Children ages 2-3 need 2 cups of milk each day.

Children ages 4-8 need 2½ cups of milk each day.

Older children and teens ages 9-18, like adults, need 3 cups of milk each day.

Calcium is important because it helps build strong bones and teeth.

From the day you're born, calcium builds and strengthens your bones.

Calcium has a team too! Calcium gets lots of help from other vitamins and minerals, like vitamin D, phosphorus and potassium, to help you grow strong!

If your body doesn't get enough calcium from milk and other milk products, this can make your bones weak.

  1. Milk is special because no other beverage in the world has as many natural nutrients.
  2. Milk and other dairy foods should be stored in a refrigerator below 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Cow's milk is the most popular milk in the United States. Did you know that goats and camels make milk too?