Dairy foods and milk are essential for a balanced diet - aim for 3 servings a day.
Calories in dairy foods vary as this group includes milk, cheese, yogurt and fromage frais and calcium fortified soya alternatives.
Eat moderate amounts. 3 servings a day provides enough calcium for your body. e.g. 200ml glass of milk, a small pot (150g) of yogurt, 30g (matchbox size) piece of cheese. Calories in dairy foods can be reduced by choosing low fat alternatives.