142 grams per day
Dairy consumption was estimated for different age groups: 10-18 years, 19-59 years and 60+ years. It covered milk (including flavored milk), cheese and yogurt. The average consumption over 10 years and in all age groups has been evaluated at 142 g per day. In the 10-18 and 60+ age groups, yogurt consumption is higher in urban areas than in rural areas.
Vitamins and minerals
Despite a modest consumption of dairy products, the study shows that this category of products plays a significant role on nutritional intakes. It covers 6.1% of the total energy, supplies 7.3% of the protein intake and between 10.2% and 37.9% of the daily intake of calcium, vitamin D, phosphorous, Vitamin A and potassium. Furthermore, it has to be noticed that dairy products contribute only 4.3% to the intake of added sugars.