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Table 6 Description of Milk and alternatives food group and the main food items

From: Consumption of Milk and alternatives decreased among Canadians from 2004 to 2015: evidence from the Canadian community health surveys

Food group/subgroup Food codes description Food content
Milk and alternatives CFG Fluid milk and fortified soy-based beverages and other milk alternatives such as cheese and yogurt
Fluid milk CNF Skim, 1, 2, 3.25% or whole milk
Flavoured milk CNF All types of flavoured milk, e.g. strawberry, vanilla, chocolate etc.
Cheese CNF All kinds of cheese products including cheddar, blue, cream, parmesan, cheese spread etc.
Yogurt CNF Skim 1, 2, 3.25% or full fat yogurt and flavoured yogurt
Fortified soy beverages CNF All fortified soy beverages; does not include plant based beverages such as coconut, almond, cashew milk