Milk contains nine capital nutrients and vitamins, including protein, vitamins A, D, and B-12, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, riboflavin, niacin, zinc and magnesium. Accouchement who alcohol milk tend to accept "superior" all-embracing comestible intakes compared with accouchement who don't alcohol milk, according to a abstraction appear endure year by advisers at Environ International Corp.the University of Vermont, and the National Dairy Council.
Yet alone a third to a bisected of American accouchement and boyish boys absorb the government-recommended amount of dairy servings, and beneath than one in 5 boyish girls meets the recommendation.
Adolescents should alcohol three 8-ounce glasses of reduced-fat or brush milk (or agnate products, such as yogurt daily.
Many parents don't apperceive whether their kids to alcohol accomplished milk, 2 percent, 1 percent, or fat-free
The American Academy of Pediatrics has continued recommended accomplished milk, usually 3.5 percent to 4 percent fat, for accouchement up to age 2 because saturated fats are bare for academician development.
"Eighty percent of academician development occurs in the aboriginal two years of life, so you wish the fat at that point," says Frank R. Greer, a assistant of pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and administrator of the AAP's diet committee.
For kids over the age of 2, it's best to serve reduced-fat milk (either 1 or 2 percent).
"That's primarily because kids get lots of fat in their diets. And milk, admitting it has lots of nice nutrients in it, you don't charge as a antecedent of fat," Greer says.