Use these handouts, presentations, fact sheets and other resources to help teach about the milk group.
Fat-Free and Low-Fat Dairy ProductsVisit Best Bones Forever!
DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Web site for girls features games, quizzes, e-postcards, and ideas for increasing calcium consumption.
Complete a Calcium Word Search (PDF | 81 KB)
District of Columbia Department of Health. DC Eat Smart/Move More Program.
Get Your Calcium-Rich Foods
Clemson University Extension. Home & Garden Information Center.
Also reviews lactose intolerance and osteoporosis.
Find Ideas for Calcium-Rich Meals and Snacks (PDF | 31KB)
NIH. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Get an Overview of the Milk Group (PDF | 2.64 MB)
Utah State University Extension.
Download Milk Matters with Buddy Brush (PDF | 518KB)
DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
Story & coloring book also available in Spanish. (PDF|3.5MB)
MILK: Get Your Calcium-Rich Foods (PDF | 37 KB)
Washington State University Extension.
Handout includes foods that are in the milk group, how much milk is needed, and tips for increasing consumption.
Now Serving: More Calcium-rich Foods (PDF | 176 KB)
North Dakota State University Agriculture and University Extension.
Includes review of foods that contain calcium, nutrition, food storage and family fitness tips and three easy calcium rich recipes.
Print a Nutrition Needs Grab and Go Lesson: Milk, Cheese, and Yogurt (PDF | 550 KB)
The University of Mississippi. National Food Service Management Institute.
Simply Good Eating for English Language Learners: Calcium (PDF | 465 KB)
University of Minnesota Extension.
Complete curriculum includes calcium section to teach participants about what calcium is, why its important in the diet, sources, how to identify the amount needed in the diet, and ways to meet minimum requirements. Curriculum is available as a free download by following instructions on web page.