Dairy products such as milk, cheese and cream are important in any diet, mainly for calcium essential for healthy teeth and bones. These foods appear in starters, main courses and desserts but they can be fatty with a lot of saturated fat so try to use lower fat versions such as semi skimmed or 1% milk, low fat yogurts and single or whipping cream.
Eat and drink moderate amounts of foods from this group
This group provides calcium, protein and vitamin B12
This group includes foods such as milk, cheese, yoghurt and fromage frais
This group does NOT include eggs, butter, margarine and cream, they fit in other groups
Serve lower fat versions where possible for example semi skimmed milk, low fat yoghurt and reduced fat cheese
Use smaller amounts of strong flavoured cheese to help reduce the amount of fat.
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