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Milk Contains

 

87.5% Water

3.9% Fat

3.4% Proteins

4.8% Lactose

0.8% Minerals

 

Milk is chock full of nutrients to help your body

 

Calcium – Gives you strong bones and teeth. Calcium also aids in clotting your blood.

 

Vitamin D – Helps your bones absorb calcium better.

 

Protein – Assists in building and repairing your muscles. It also gives you an energy enhancement during a cardio workout.

 

Potassium – Your body loses vital nutrients when you sweat, potassium helps regulate the balance of fluids in your body and helps your muscles effectively contract and relax.

Vitamin B-12 – Builds red blood cells that carry oxygen from the lungs to working muscles.

 

Vitamin A – Essential to maintain normal vision and skin.

 

Riboflavin – Converts your food into energy, important for exercising muscles.

 

(National Fluid Milk Processor Promotion Board)


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