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Dairy Products

Milk is an important component of a balanced diet. It is considered one of the world’s most ‘complete’ foods and the richest dietary source of calcium. The nutrients in dairy foods can help to prevent dental cavities, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, stroke and kidney stones.  Milk contains over 10 essential nutrients: Calcium:Carbohydrate (Lactose): Magnesium: Phosphorus: Potassium: Protein: Riboflavin (Vitamin B2): Vitamin A (Retinol):Vitamin B12: Zinc: Medical practitioners recommend that an adult have 3 serves of dairy food every day. This could be low fat milk, cheese or yoghurt.

If you want to read more on the dairy industry in Australia or the health and nutrition of milk just follow this link http://www.dairyaustralia.com.au