Dairy products are foods derived from the milk of mammals such as cows, water buffaloes, goats, sheep, yaks and camels. They include milk, cream, cultured milk, kefir, powdered milk, condensed milk, evaporated milk, cheese, ricotta, butter, ghee, yogurt and ice-cream.

Dairy products and eggs are a great source of energy, protein, calcium, vitamin B12, magnesium and folate.