By Isabelle Neiderer, Registered dietitian at DFC

Milk, cheese and yogurt are included in the protein foods category in Canada’s Food Guide. Along with vegetables, fruit, whole grains and other protein foods, nutritious milk products are among the foods that form the foundation for healthy eating and that Canada’s Food Guide recommends we consume on a regular basis. Within the protein foods category, milk products offer a unique set of nutrients along with complete protein that set them apart from other sources of protein. Learn more: