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Milk

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Milk, cheese and yoghurt

Find out how dairy much your kids should be having and some tips on how to include in their daily diet.

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Calcium-boosting ideas for your diet - myDr.com.au

The recommended daily intake of calcium for adults and teenagers varies between 1000 mg and 1300 mg, this means between 3 and 5 serves of dairy each day should provide enough calcium.

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Milk and Milk Products (Dairy Products) | myVMC

Children and adolescents should be encouraged to consume milk products because this is the period of their lives in which they are building their peak bone mass and developing lifelong habits. This article highlights the benefits of milk and milk products, as well as common misconceptions.

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How much food at 6 to 12 months?

When you start to introduce solids at around 6 months-old, your baby will discover new tastes and textures. This handy guide will get you started.

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Calcium

Almost 99% of the body’s calcium is found in the bones. Calcium combines with other minerals to form the hard crystals that give your bones their strength and structure. A small amount of calcium is dissolved in the blood; this calcium is essential for the healthy functioning of the heart, muscles, blood and nerves.

Read more on Osteoporosis Australia website

Why do we need calcium? » Dietitians Australia

Nourishing Nutrients Why do we need calcium? Why do we need calcium? Calcium is super important for strong bones and healthy teeth

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Asthma and dairy foods - myDr.com.au

This special feature explores the asthma and dairy foods debate. Find out if milk is safe for your child with asthma.

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Cheese in the diet - myDr.com.au

Cheese is a good source of protein, calcium, vitamins and minerals and is a good way to fulfil one of the 2-3 recommended daily serves of dairy.

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Calcium and vitamin D for bone health - MSK

Calcium & vitamin D are essential for strong bones, muscles & overall health. Find out more & how MSK can help you.

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Dairy foods: How much is enough? | Nutrition Australia

Dairy foods including milk, cheese and yogurt are one of the five food groups the Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend we eat every day. The other four food…

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