Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

Dairy Derivations
It is no question that dairy products are essential for proper nutrition. Dairy foods such as milk, yogurt, and cheese constitute an integral group of the Food Guide Pyramid. Both the pyramid and National Dairy Month (June) encourage consumers to obtain 2–3 servings of dairy products each day.

The American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Dietetic Association, and National Medical Association help promote dairy food consumption by supporting…

Fig. 1—Milk serves as a source of important nutrients such as calcium, whey protein, conjugated linoleic acid, and essential vitamins and minerals.

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr