What type of milk is best? Is fat in or out, and what about sugar? These are questions swirling in the minds of many consumers. By providing people with information about the fat, sugar and calories in cow’s milk options in the marketplace, the dairy community can help people choose the right dairy foods to meet their needs.
Let’s look at where we stand in the United States when it comes to meeting dairy recommendations as part of healthy and sustainable eating patterns. On average, Americans get about 1.7 of the three daily servings recommended for those ages 9 and older by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). There is an opportunity to close this gap.