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Three Servings of Milk Deliver a Unique Nutrient Package

September 21, 2018

Milk’s essential nutrients can be difficult to replace in a healthy eating pattern. Every 8-ounce glass of milk provides you with nine essential nutrients like high-quality protein, calcium, vitamin D and more. These nutrients help our bodies function properly. For example, protein helps rebuild and repair muscle tissue while calcium and vitamin D help support and maintain strong bones and teeth.

A recent study found that higher consumption of total dairy (more than two servings per day compared to a half serving) was associated with reduced risk of total mortality, non-cardiovascular mortality, cardiovascular disease mortality, major cardiovascular disease and stroke.

To learn more, download the infographic to discover what three 8-ounce servings deliver for you. And for even more milk facts, check out our resource page.