What Counts as a Serving in the Dairy Group

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Milk, Soy milk, Almond milk, Lactose-free milk
(choose fat-free or low-fat milk)
1 cup milk
1 half-pint container milk
       
Yogurt
(choose fat-free or low-fat yogurt)
1 regular container (8 fl. oz.)
1 cup yogurt
 
Cheese
(choose reduced-fat or low-fat cheeses)
1 1/2 oz. hard cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, Swiss, Parmesan)
1/3 cup shredded cheese
2 oz. processed cheese (American)
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
2 cups cottage cheese
 
Milk-based desserts
(choose fat-free or low-fat types)
1 cup pudding made with milk
1 cup frozen yogurt
1 1/2 cups ice cream

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