Milk, cheese and yogurt are in this
group. According to Canadas
Food Guide, you should eat 2 servings
or more each day.
One serving could be any of the following:
- 8-ounce glass of milk (about the
size of a coffee mug)
- 8 ounces of yogurt. (the size
of a typical container of yogurt
at the store)
- 2 slices of cheese
- 1 bowl of pudding or custard (the
size of a cereal bowl)
- 1 and one half cups of ice cream.
(3 scoops or 3 ice cream bars)
Dairy products or enriched dairy
substitutes give you calcium. Calcium
is a very important part of your diet
because it helps your muscles, brain
and nerves work and makes your bones
stronger. When youre HIV positive
its important to build muscle
and keep your bones strong.