Learn how cheese can help you meet nutrient recommendations.
Cheese is a nutrient-rich food that contributes protein, calcium, phosphorus and vitamin A to our diets. Cheese is the second leading food source of dietary calcium in the U.S. diet (after milk) for Americans 2 years and older. So eating cheese can be part of a healthy eating pattern.
You can download the full National Dairy Council® report, “Science Summary: Cheese & Health,” for more information on how cheese makes important nutrient contributions.