What’s in a glass of milk?

What’s in a glass of milk?

Calcium (30% DV*) – Calcium helps build and maintain strong bones and teeth. It also plays an important role in nerve function, muscle contraction and blood clotting.

Potassium (11% DV) – Potassium regulates the body’s fluid balance, helps maintain normal blood pressure and is needed for muscle activity and contraction.

Phosphorus (20% DV) – Phosphorus strengthens bones and generates energy in the body’s cells.

Protein (16% DV) – Protein builds and repairs muscle tissue and serves as a source of energy during high-powered endurance exercise.

Vitamin A (10% DV) – Vitamin A helps maintain normal vision and skin, helps regulate cell growth and maintains the integrity of the immune system.

Vitamin D (25% DV) – Vitamin D helps promote the absorption of calcium and enhances bone mineralization.

Vitamin B12 (13% DV) – Vitamin B12 helps build red blood cells that carry oxygen from the lungs to working muscles.

Riboflavin (24% DV) – Riboflavin, or vitamin B2, helps convert food into energy – a process critical for exercising muscles.

Niacin (10% DV) – Niacin (or niacin equivalent) is important for the normal function of many enzymes in the body and is involved in the metabolism of sugars and fatty acids. Source: http://bit.ly/2mr8YHw

What’s not in a glass of milk?

Pus- Read more here: http://bit.ly/2o9MTRm

Antibiotics & Painkillers- Read more here: http://bit.ly/1XL7vsz

Blood, Feces, Bacteria & Pathogens- Read more here: http://bit.ly/2bzq3wI

What you should know about milk:

Approximately 80 percent of the protein in milk is casein protein, while the other 20 percent is whey protein. This is not a bad thing. Read more here: http://bit.ly/29nhPF7

Hormones are naturally occurring in all milk- Read more here: http://bit.ly/2ngaHxV

The naturally occurring hormones in milk do not cause early puberty- Read more here: http://bit.ly/2nu3qfV

Dairy farmers are committed to the care of their cows and providing others with a safe, healthy and affordable products. We feed our families the same products we provide for yours. Have questions about how dairy farming works? Ask a dairy farmer.

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Krista Stauffer

Owner at Stauffer Dairy
Krista is a wife, mother of three & first generation dairy farmer. Together with her husband, they milk 200 cows. Krista loves to write, take photos, travel and meet new people. She loves raising her kids on their family dairy farm and is incredibly passionate about their way of life.

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Krista is a wife, mother of three & first generation dairy farmer. Together with her husband, they milk 200 cows. Krista loves to write, take photos, travel and meet new people. She loves raising her kids on their family dairy farm and is incredibly passionate about their way of life.

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  1. Thanks Krista, I am drinking my snack of choice, chocolate milk. Much better for an aging woman than a chocolate bar 🙂 Happy Spring to you !

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