Replacing the Food Pyramid, MyPlate encourages Americans to eat healthily across five main
food groups. And dairy is an easy, enjoyable way to bring important nutrients into your meal.
Milk comes packed with 13 nutrients that are
hard to find in any other food group.
It’s the #1 food source for three of the four
nutrients that Dietary Guidelines for
Americans say adults and children need more
of – Vitamin D, Calcium and Potassium.
The dairy group might be visually represented by
a glass, but it’s not just liquid milk that you need.
The group includes any food made from milk that
retains its calcium content – including some
At Shamrock Farms, we’re always looking for
fresh new ideas – and bringing you fresh, new
ways to get more dairy in your diet.
Depending on your age and gender, MyPlate recommendations say you
should be consuming 2 to 3 cups of dairy every day.