What's New

St. Louis District Dairy Council offers a variety of programs, both in and out of the classroom, to help schools educate students on the importance of dairy foods as part of a healthy diet. These programs offer everything from grants to encourage healthy eating in schools to games and activities that teach lessons about dairy. And that's only the beginning.

Get Schooled on Flavored Milk

School flavored milk makes up only 4% of added sugar in a child’s diet while providing 13 essential nutrients. Carbonated drinks and sweetened beverages contribute up to 45% of the added sugar in a child’s diet, with little or no nutrients.

July is Ice Cream Month!

As the summer temperatures continue to rise and leave us craving a cool treat, look no further, July Ice Cream Month is here! Whether you’re celebrating with an ice cream sundae, milkshake, or just a few scoops on top of a cone, there is an option for all to enjoy this delicious dairy dessert.

June Dairy Month: Ninety and on the MOOVE!

As we move through June Dairy Month, remember the health benefits that milk, cheese, and yogurt deliver. Loaded with calcium, potassium, protein, and phosphorus, dairy foods contribute significant nutrition to Americans’ diets.

April Showers Bring May Dairy Powers

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes the breakdown of bone, leading to serious injuries, usually occurring later in life. However, consuming milk and dairy in the early years helps create a strong foundation that is vital for a lifetime of healthy bones.

Shape up for Summer with Protein-Rich Dairy

When it comes to fitness, protein is the star of the show, and for good reason. Protein is digested slowly, so it promotes a feeling of fullness when part of meals and snacks.

March into Nutrition Month with Dairy

Eating healthy does not have to be complicated or boring, thanks to versatile dairy foods that easily pair with meals and snacks from across the globe. Familiar ingredients can be presented in new ways and new foods may remind us of things we already know and love.

The Power of Dairy for Dental Health

Many Americans have heard that milk and dairy are good for teeth but may not know why. Dairy foods such as cheese, milk, and yogurt provide a plethora of benefits linked to overall health and a winning smile.

Stay Connected

Please subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest updates.