Often parents feel like they must choose between nutrition and taste when it comes to beverage options for their children, but with milk, they don’t have to! Milk, whether white or flavored, provides nine essential nutrients to help kids build strong bones and bodies.
According to experts, by the time children reach the age of 6, many start to fall below recommended daily dairy servings. This means kids are not getting enough essential nutrients, especially calcium and vitamin D, needed for healthy growth and development.
There’s good news! Milk is the top food source of three of the four nutrients of concern identified by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and flavor makes no difference! White, chocolate and strawberry milk all deliver a powerful package of nutrients and great taste!