Every 8-ounce serving of milk, white or flavored, pours on 9 essential nutrients and milk is the No. 1 food source of calcium, vitamin D ad potassium, nutrients identified by the “Dietary Guidelines for Americans” as lacking in children’s diets.*
However, when children don’t drink milk at school lunch, it’s nearly impossible to meet their daily needs for some of these essentials. Flavored milk, a long-time kid favorite, plays an important role in school nutrition, and can help keep kids from switching to less nutrition beverage options. To read more and for a downloadable fact sheet, click here.