By Kansas Living on June 7, 2016

Celebrate dairy this month

photo of dairy treats

June is Dairy Month, which makes it a perfect time to learn more about this tasty treat.

Dairy is not only yummy, it's also a powerhouse food full of nine essential nutrients, including:

  • calcium
  • potassium 
  • phosphorus
  • protein
  • vitamin A
  • vitamin D
  • B12
  • riboflavin
  • niacin 

Three servings of low-fat or fat-free dairy foods improve overall diet quality and reduce the risk of various chronic diseases.

Enjoy dairy in products like this:

  • cheese
  • butter
  • yogurt
  • ice cream
  • cream
  • buttermilk

And we can't forget where all that dairy goodness comes from--dairy cows!

Dairy production numbers

Do you have a kiddo in your life who'd enjoy reading more about dairy cows? Get them "Milk Comes from a Cow?" today! 
Milk Comes from a Cow? book cover

Want to learn more about Kansas dairies and farmers? 

How about some dairy treats?