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GENERAL TWEETS

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Pregnant women can meet their daily iodine requirements with just 3 portions of dairy, for example: 200ml semi-skimmed #milk, 150g low-fat plain yogurt, and 30g of hard cheese.


Whether for breakfast, as a snack or for dessert, yogurt is a versatile and tasty product! It works well in cooking and for dressings and marinades too!


Milk can be found in 96% of households in the UK. Whether it’s in a glass, in a cup of tea or in a bowl of cereal, milk remains a firm natural favourite in homes across the country!


Visit www.milk.co.uk to discover the nutritional benefits of milk and why we’ve been drinking it for thousands of years!


Did you know that dairy cattle – 2 bulls and 7 cows – first arrived in Australia in 1788, when the first fleet landed in New South Wales? They now have 1.65 million!


Did you know?  Delicious creamy Caerphilly cheese first rose to prominence in South Wales’ mining communities. Its salty, moist curd helped to replace the minerals lost during the hours spent labouring underground.



Love a froth on your coffee or hot chocolate? Did you know that it’s the protein in milk that creates the froth? Skimmed milk has the edge, but semi-skimmed and whole are great too!


The dairy industry is committed to providing tasty, world class products and playing a positive role in the economy. Over 70,000 people are employed directly by the dairy sector in the UK on farm and in processing plants.


NUTRITION TWEETS

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Milk


Calcium helps maintain normal bones! A 200ml glass of semi-skimmed milk provides an adult with 35% of their recommended daily requirement.


A 200ml glass of #milk is high in vitamin B12, which helps our bodies make red blood cells. Vitamin B12 also helps reduce tiredness and fatigue.


Did you know that many teenagers fall short of their recommended calcium intake? A 200ml glass of milk can provide teenage girls with 31% of their daily calcium requirement.


A 189ml carton of school milk provides a 7-10 year old with 42% of their recommended calcium intake. Calcium is needed for growth and development of bone and helps maintain teeth.


It’s great to have a protein containing food, such as milk, after your workout. Protein supports the maintenance and growth of muscle mass #sportsnutrition


Cheese


Cheese is a source of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 helps to make red blood cells, which carry oxygen around your body.


Did you know that cheese is a source of phosphorous – a nutrient which supports the maintenance of normal bones and teeth?


A 30g portion of hard cheese will provide you with 28% of your daily calcium requirement. Nutritious and delicious!


Did you know that a 30g portion of regular Cheddar will provide you with 15% of the recommended daily vitamin A intake for adults? Vitamin A helps maintain your immune system!


Cheese provides a number of important nutrients in a compact, tasty package! Cheese is a source of calcium, protein, vitamin A, phosphorous and vitamin B12.


Yogurt


A 150g pot of low-fat fruit yogurt provides 51% of an adult’s recommended daily intake of iodine, which contributes to normal thyroid function.


Yogurt can play an important role in a healthy balanced diet. A 150g pot is high in iodine and protein. Iodine contributes to normal thyroid function and protein helps maintain normal bones.


Yogurt is a sources of iodine. An important nutrient for teenage girls and pregnant women.


A 150g pot of low-fat fruit yogurt provides 18% of men’s and 22.5% of women’s recommended daily intake of thiamin, which contributes to normal psychological function.


Did you know that people who have difficulty digesting lactose in milk are generally able to tolerate nutrient rich yogurt better? A 150g pot is a source of calcium, protein and iodine.