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Foundations for Healthy Eating

Foundations For Healthy Eating

Eating more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and dairy foods is likely to have important health benefits for most Americans, according to the Dietary Guidelines. These foods are sources for specific nutrients of which many Americans are not getting enough — calcium, potassium, fiber, magnesium and vitamins A, C, D and E.

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Importance of Iodine in Prenatal Development

The Importance of Iodine in Prenatal Development

Iodine is an essential micronutrient needed to make thyroid hormones, which are important for metabolism, as well as proper brain and bone development during pregnancy and infancy. At about 20¢ per 8-ounce serving, milk is an affordable source of iodine and other important nutrients.

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Summer Playbook

Summer PlayBook

The Marion County Public Health Department (MCPHD) and American Dairy Association Indiana (ADAI) have developed a “Summer Can Be Fun” learning playbook to show that learning can be fun!

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Nutrient-rich dairy foods not only help children and adults build healthy diets, they also contribute to healthier lives. Studies show dairy foods, as part of a healthy diet, improve overall diet quality, and may contribute to better bone health, lower blood pressure, and reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.