The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 recommend that you
Make smart choices from every food group everyday.
Use fat-free or low-fat milk and dairy products.
Include lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts.
Limit saturated fats, trans fats, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars.
Emphasize fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Find your balance between food and physical activity. Get the most nutrition from your calories.
California Raisins – The FUNdamental Fruit, a vital part of your diet!
The FUNdamentals – Milk and Dairy Products with California Raisins
California Raisins, Milk and Dairy Products
Research shows that California Raisins might help maintain healthy teeth and gums. Combine them with milk and dairy products to bring a powerhouse of nutrition to your plan for healthy eating. Working with the calcium, phosphorus, potassium and other good things in milk, these sweet little gems can help to make strong bones and teeth, help regulate blood pressure, and prevent colon cancer. So get the summer started right with these tasty combinations during June – National Dairy Month – and all year long.
Going Strong All Day Long
Kids need lots of energy to get them through their active days. Research, also, shows the California raisins and nuts provide long lasting, slowly digested carbohydrates that keep those summer soccer champions going strong all day long. Mix in a little chocolate and have a glass of lowfat milk with some Sunshine Snack Mix, Double Good Bars, or Our Growers Favorite Oatmeal Raisin Cookies and enjoy the day!