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A considerable amount of information is published everyday on how dairy products can impact your health and wellness. We've provided the articles and links below to provide you additional information.



  • USDA MyPlate
    Steps to a healthier you - MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image – a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl.
  • Maine Dairy & Nutrition Council
    The Maine Dairy and Nutrition Council is a non-profit, USDA qualified, nutrition education organization established in 1949 and funded by Maine dairy farmers and processors. As an affiliate of National Dairy Council, our staff of registered dietitians works closely with Dairy Management, Inc and MilkPEP to extend nutrition education programs to health professionals, schools and media here in Maine.
  • 3-A-Day of Dairy
    Research shows that on average, Americans are eating only half the daily recommended servings of dairy. 3-A-Day of Dairy was created as a simple reminder for families to get 3 daily servings of milk, cheese or yogurt for stronger bones and better bodies.
  • Got Milk
    A site dedicated to the amazing "superdrink", one that can do everything from help to rebuild muscles to help reduce symptoms of PMS.
  • National Dairy Council
    As a leader in nutrition research since 1915, the National Dairy Council® is dedicated to providing timely, scientifically sound nutrition information on the health benefits of milk, cheese and yogurt.
  • National Milk Producers Federation
    Learn more about the NMPF, food safety, animal health, federal milk marketing and much much more.
  • New England Dairy Council
    New England Dairy & Food Council is a non-profit nutrition education organization. Staffed by registered dietitians, their goal is to ensure health professionals, scientists, media and educators have a credible body of nutrition knowledge upon which to educate or base health recommendations.
  • Pam Stuppy's Column
    Pam Stuppy, MS, RD, LD is a registered, licensed dietitian with nutrition counseling offices in York, Maine and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She provides Oakhurst consumers with research-based information about the health and nutrition benefits of milk. Attached is a reference to her regular column.
  • The American Council on Exercise®
    The American Council on Exercise® is a nonprofit organization committed to enriching quality of life through safe and effective exercise and physical activity. As America's Authority on Fitness, ACE protects all segments of society against ineffective fitness products, programs and trends through its ongoing public education, outreach and research.
  • Vitamin D Health
    A site dedicated to the benefits of vitamin D.
  • Why Milk
    The official newsroom for the National Milk Mustache "got milk?" Campaign and the Milk Processor Education Program. Designed to be a resource for the media to access information about milk research, milk programs and the National Milk Mustache "got milk?" Campaign.