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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 foods in 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, but until then, it varies. The following is National Dairy Council’s breakdown of the 2020-25 Dietary Guidelines for each stage of life, infancy through adolescence, and suggestions for how to incorporate dairy in your child’s diet. Also included are … 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 little servings a day does so much. One serving of milk is 8 ounces. Drink it, pour it over cereal, even add it to your coffee; all contribute to your daily servings. A mere 1.5 ounces, two little slices of cheese is a serving. Or just 6 ounces of yogurt is one serving. It’s … Continued

Eats for the road

Packing a lunch and snacks for a family roadtrip or picnic While a food pouch can be an easy choice for nutrition on the go for little ones, it’s nice to be able to take a break on your road trip or family outing for a picnic. Yes, it requires a little extra time and … Continued

Breakfast can set 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 because it’s very true. In this article, I will explain why breakfast is so important, as well as share a favorite recipe for quick and healthy breakfasts. One of the first … 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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