4 Reasons to Love Milk

By Nicci Micco, July/August 2010

Why milk is good for your body.

"The vitamin D in milk comes from lanolin, the oily substance in sheep wool, to create vitamin D3, the wool is processed with chemicals and then irradiated. Vitamin D is naturally available in cod liver oil, beef liver, sardines, tuna,...

2. It builds bone.

Just 1 cup of milk provides 30 percent of the daily value of calcium, a mineral that helps build and maintain strong bones and teeth. To get that amount of calcium from other foods you’d have to eat more than 7 cups of raw broccoli, for example. Calcium is critical to the formation of bones in children and teenagers and becomes equally important to rebuild the bone mass that we lose as we age.

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