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What type of milk should I drink?

The milk group includes milk, soymilk, and yogurt. Milk is a good source of protein, calcium, and vitamins A and D. To get the most good from these foods:
  • Always choose nonfat or low-fat milk and yogurt.
  • Choose unsweetened milk, soymilk, and yogurt -- or versions flavored with artificial sweetener.
  • Drink lactose-free versions if you need to.

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