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:
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
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