Guida's Dairy Diaries

Mark Zydanowicz

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The Benefits of Having Milk with Breakfast

Posted by Mark Zydanowicz on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

With busy work and school schedules, families are constantly finding themselves eating breakfast on the go (or skipping it altogether) because there simply isn’t enough time in the morning to sit down together and enjoy a meal. However, the benefits of eating breakfast are numerous. Currently the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) identifies the top four “nutrients of concern” of which America’s diets are lacking. Milk is the top source of three out of the four nutrients including calcium, vitamin D and potassium (the fourth nutrient of concern is fiber).

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Topics: Dairy Facts, Guida's Dairy, Benefits of drinking milk

The Importance of Calcium in an Everyday Diet

Posted by Mark Zydanowicz on Tue, Apr 16, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

Calcium is an important nutrient in the development of a child's life. According to Federal guidelines, the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for a child from 1 to 3 years of age should ingest 700 mg, 4 to 8 years of age should ingest 1000 mg and older children should ingest 1300 mg of calcium per day until they are 18 years of age. (After that the RDA falls back to 1000 mg for the next 30 years). Here is a look at why calcium consumption is so important in a daily diet, as well as why milk is an excellent source.

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Topics: Guida's Dairy, Calcium Benefits, Benefits of drinking milk

6 Health Benefits From Drinking Milk

Posted by Mark Zydanowicz on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 @ 10:58 AM

As kids, most people heard phrases along the lines of "drink your milk so you'll grow big and strong!" While many people simply rolled their eyes and finished their milk so they could get to the good part (dessert!), the truth is that milk does provide valuable nutrients that kids need during their development.

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Topics: Dairy Facts, Milk Facts, Benefits of drinking milk

The Facts About Guida’s Dairy

Posted by Mark Zydanowicz on Wed, Apr 10, 2013 @ 10:57 AM

Our Farmers pledge:  No Artificial Growth Hormones

Guida’s Dairy pledges, along with our farmer partners, that all Guida's Dairy fluid milk products come from cows that do not receive artificial growth hormones. To accommodate the needs and concerns of our customers and consumers, we have decided to only process milk from farms that do not use artificial growth hormones on their cows.

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Topics: rBST free, Dairy FAQs, Guida's Dairy Facts