By Isabelle Neiderer, Registered dietitian at DFC

Humans are omnivores, which means we are naturally able to eat all sorts of different plant and animal foods. We can derive great benefits from the high nutrient richness and availability of milk and milk products.

Milk and dairy products are naturally highly nutritious. Milk contains 15 essential nutrients, six of which Canadians do not get enough of, according to Health Canada: vitamin D, calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium, vitamin A.

To learn more: