Dairy products come from a mammal's milk. People around the world enjoy dairy. It has important nutrients. But some of the nutrients can be harmful in large amounts. And some people's bodies cannot tolerate dairy. This book uncovers the nutritional benefits of dairy, how it interacts with the body, and how to include it as part of a balanced diet. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.