Dairy products are part of a healthy diet and a great source of vitamin D and calcium as well as B vitamins and protein. Yogurts, cheeses, milk, and ice cream are all dairy products. These foods can help improve bone density, improve blood pressure, increase metabolism, and much more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about dairy recommendations, good dairy products, and much more.
The Dairy Foods Chart
Use this handy chart to compare the calories and calcium levels of dairy foods.
Your Heart-Healthy Grocery Shopping List
This heart-healthy kitchen essentials guide may help you lower your cholesterol.
What Milk Can Do for You
Foods in the milk group provide vital nutrients, including calcium, potassium, vitamin D, and protein. Learn more here.
Tips to Help You Get More Milk
Milk and milk products are one of the main food groups in the Food Pyramid. WebMD give a few simple tricks can help you enjoy nutrient-packed, milk and other dairy foods from day to day.
Skinny Sipping: Drink Pounds Away
You can trick your metabolism with calcium and fill up with low-calorie beverages to help weight loss.
French Women's Diet Secret: Yogurt
Easy, portable, and tasty, yogurt may also aid in weight loss
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Sneak 'Superfoods' Into Your Diet
Think you don't like healthy foods? These tips could help change your mind.
Groceries That Won’t Upset Your Stomach
Read the labels to find hidden dairy ingredients.
Cooking for Lactose Intolerance
Lactose intolerance is a common disorder that usually affects adults. It’s important to know which foods to avoid and what to include when cooking for lactose intolerance.
Kids and Lactose Intolerance
Lactose intolerance in children typically develops in late adolescence, although onset can be earlier. It’s rarely life threatening but can cause discomfort and affect quality of life.
Eating for Lactose Intolerance
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Foods With Probiotics
Beyond yogurt, see which foods have a surprising boost from probiotics -- good bacteria that may help tame your digestive problems.
Lactose Intolerance -- 14 Ways to Still Love Dairy
See how certain cheeses, lactose-free milk, probiotics, and more can help keep dairy in your diet.
A Visual Guide to Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a serious condition that can lead to painful bone fractures. Learn who gets osteoporosis, how to tell if you have it, how to prevent it, and effective treatment options.
Slideshow: Avoiding Problem Foods as You Age
Fat Facts Quiz
Test your diet IQ with this quiz about different types of fat and fats.
Test Your Nutrition IQ
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about dietary guidelines.
Myths and Facts About Protein
Take this quiz about good sources of protein, how much you need, who needs more, and why protein is so important.
The Scoop on Ice Cream
Find out fun facts about this sweet treat: what's in it, what we we love about it, and how you can feel less guilty about eating it.
6 Reasons to Get Your Dairy
Low-fat dairy offers many health benefits
Cheese, if You Please
6 ways to lighten up your favorite cheese dishes
Got Good-Tasting (and Lower-Fat) Dairy Products?
WebMD's 'Recipe Doctor' goes taste-testing in the dairy aisle
Plain Yogurt Never Tasted So Good
3 ways to spice up that plain yogurt