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Milk nutrition

Have you ever wondered how much protein is in milk? Or how much calcium is in cheese or yogurt? Maybe you just want information on the dairy food group itself. If you want to know more about the nutrients in milk, cheese and yogurt, you’ve come to the right place.

Dairy products like milk, cheese and yogurt are nutrition powerhouses. We’re not the only ones to think so, either. Health organisations around the world recognise dairy and milk nutrition and that these products contribute many nutrients that are essential for good health. Indeed, the British Dietetic Association says milk and the wider dairy food group are an important part of a healthy, balanced diet and suggest that for many people, cutting them out is likely to do more harm than good.

“Milk and dairy foods are affordable, safe to consume daily, wholesome and a delicious source of essential nutrients.”

British Dietetic Association, 2019

Find out more about the nutrition of dairy products

Wondering how is milk good for you? We’ve got all your questions answered.

Discover the nutrition for your favourite dairy products


Whether you prefer whole, semi-skimmed or skimmed, discover the facts about the calories, fat and other nutrients in milk.


Cheddar, Red Leicester, Somerset Brie or Stilton! Whatever your favourite cheese, find more about the nutrients in cheese – including the lowdown on calories, fat and salt.


Fruit, plain, low-fat or creamy, read more about the nutrients in yogurt – including the truth about their sugar content.






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