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Nutrition from your neighbor's farm to your family's table

Maine Dairy & Nutrition Council

Nutrition from your neighbor's farm to your family's table

Dairy & The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans by Life Stage

From age 9 on, it is recommended that everyone eat three servings of dairy each day. Until then, it varies. The following is the National Dairy Council’s breakdown of the 2020-25 Dietary Guidelines for each life stage from infancy through adolescence. Below are suggestions for how to incorporate dairy in your child’s diet. Also included … Continued

Remaining Healthy & Happy During the Holidays

By: Kalee Tinker, UMaine Dietetic Intern at the Maine Dairy & Nutrition Council It’s that time of year again. That’s right. It’s the holiday season. This year the holidays will be different for most of us. Regardless of the ongoing pandemic, we can still feel the joy and happiness unique to this time of year. … Continued

Three Servings of Dairy for Better Nutrition

Three servings of dairy a day do so much. One serving of milk is 8 ounces. Drink it, pour it over cereal, or add it to your coffee. All contribute to your daily servings. A mere 1.5 ounces or two small slices of cheese is a serving. Just 6 ounces of yogurt is one serving. … Continued

Eats for The Road

Packing a lunch & snacks for a family road trip or picnic? Strawberries, almond butter, and cream cheese rolled up in a honey wheat wrap is just one way to make an easy, packable, on-the-go lunch. While a food pouch can be an easy choice for nutrition on the go for little ones, it’s nice to … Continued

Breakfast Sets The Tone for The Whole Day

By Andrea Paul, Registered Dietitian We’ve all heard many times before. Breakfast is the “most important meal of the day.” The reason this phrase has stuck is that it’s true. In this article, I explain why breakfast is so important, as well as share a favorite recipe for a quick, healthy breakfast. One of the … Continued

What People Have to Say

Maine Dairy and Nutrition Council works with school nutrition directors and staff
across the state and offers grants to provide needed equipment throughout the year.

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