Professional Resources

Getting kids into the kitchen is a great way to not only spend time with them, but also to reinforce that a healthy, well-balanced diet is important. Additionally, they learn skills that they can use for the rest of their lives, no matter what age they start helping out in the kitchen.

Dairy Nutrition Worksheets and Lesson Plans

These nutrition education kits, lesson plans and free downloadable materials help educate clients, students and the public on dairy’s role in the WIC program and sports nutrition.

Dairy Nutrition Lesson Plans

Use these lesson plans for teaching students about the role of dairy in a healthy diet. Lesson plans offer ideas for activities, handouts, worksheets and recipes.

  • Build a Healthy Plate: This lesson plan shows participants how to create a healthy meal that includes dairy using the USDA MyPlate guidelines.
  • Be Smart, Drink Smart: This guide will help participants learn how to choose healthy drink options and show how milk is the optimal choice when it comes to nutrition.

Sports Nutrition Toolkit

Health and fitness professionals are a trusted resource for accurate, up-to-date information about nutrition as it relates to exercise. Our client education tools, nutrition materials and recommended web links have been developed to help professionals educate active adults about optimal nutrition practices for a healthy lifestyle, including information on whey protein and chocolate milk.

Brochures and Handouts


WIC Health Education Toolkit

Here you’ll find research, handouts and other materials (in English and Spanish) about dairy’s role in The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. The educational handouts are perfect for use in local WIC offices.

Brochures and Handouts



Food Bank Toolkit

For only a quarter per glass, milk provides thirteen essential nutrients, including more high-quality protein than an egg. These resources can help your clients understand how milk fills nutrient gaps and answers questions about lactose intolerance, milk’s nutrient profile and how to use dairy in delicious recipe ideas.


Order Materials

You can order free educational materials from The Dairy Alliance to use for presentations, exhibits, classroom teaching or for clients.