At one year of age 2 servings of dairy per day is recommended. And 2.5 servings for ages 2-3 years.
Cow's milk: Why is it recommended:
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Nutrient Content: For one cup of milk:
7.9 g of fat
7.8 g of protein http://www.milkfacts.info/Nutrition%20Facts/Nutrient%20Content.htm
Soy Milk: Why it can be a great alternative
4.5 gram of fat
8 gram of protein
6 gram of sugar
Almond Milk: Why it can be a great alternative
2.5 gram of fat
1 gram of protein
7 gram of sugar
Goat Milk: Why it isn't a great alternative
10 gram fat
8.7 g of protein
Other ways to include healthy fats into your infant or toddler's diet include: cheese and whole milk yogurt, avocados, eggs (include the yolk), fatty fish (salmon, mackerel, sardines), chia seeds, olive oil, coconut oil.
Raw Milk: Raw milk will vary depending on the type of animal that it comes from. We do NOT recommend raw milk as it is not pasturized. Pasturized milk undergoes a process that kills the bacteria and viruses in the milk. It can make you or your child very ill or cause death. Out little ones have an underdeveloped immune system and gut, so it is even riskier with them.