4 Reasons to Love Milk

By Nicci Micco, July/August 2010

Why milk is good for your body.

"I LOVE milk. The funny thing is that 70 percent of the world is lactose intolerant. people who can drink milk, have a mutation. "

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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