Yogurt, fruit, low fat, 10 grams protein per 8 ounce, fortified with vitamin D

Fun Facts

  1. Dairy foods are some of the richest sources of calcium, an important nutrient for bones, teeth and cell function.
  2. They are high in protein, vitamin B12 and other minerals such as selenium, zinc, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium.
  3. Most milk is fortified with vitamin D, which helps the small intestine absorb calcium.
  4. Low-fat and fat-free milk are also typically fortified with vitamin A, which is lost in the removal of milk fat.
  5. Selecting low-fat/non-fat dairy products helps reduce total and saturated fat intake and calories.
  6. Improving the digestion of lactose in persons with lactose intolerance, when eaten in small doses over time.
  7. Enhancing gut and systemic immune function by increasing IgA antibody production.

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