For over 80 years June has been designated as National Dairy Month and it's been a time to honor dairy farmers for their contributions to the nation's economy and health.
When it comes to dairy nutritionally, Monica Nyman a nutritionist with the St. Louis District Dairy Council says most Americans aren't getting their full dairy serving each day.
There are nine essential nutrients in dairy servings including milk, yogurt and chesse. There is also a great amount of protein in dairy, esspecially with milk.
Nyman also makes the point that dairy is around us a lot closer than we may think.
More information on June Dairy Month and nutritional information on dairy can be found at stldairycouncil.org.