Regarding the MyPlate guide from the US government, which of the following is true about dairy recommendations?

Increase intake of low or fat-free milk, dairy products and soy milk.

Explanation

•The USDA recommends increasing intake of fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products, such as milk, yogurt, cheese, or fortified soy beverages.

Incorrect options:

•It has not been recommended to replace all dairy with vegan options.

•There is no reason to exclude soy beverages from the diet.

•It is unnecessary to avoid dairy to prevent developing a lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is usually congenital, due to a mutation of the gene responsible for producing lactase to digest lactose. Some people can develop secondary lactase deficiency if disease destroys the lining of the small intestine along with the lactase, such as in celiac sprue.

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