Wednesday 28th September 2016 is World School Milk Day, the 17th annual celebration by the United Nations’ Food & Agricultural Organisation.
Dr. Marianne Walsh, Nutrition Manager at the National Dairy Council, advocates milk as a natural, delicious and nutritious drink which is an important component of a healthy, balanced diet.
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“It’s well known that milk is an excellent source of calcium, which is a key nutrient for bone growth, development and maintenance. In fact, 99% of the body’s calcium is found in our bones and teeth,” says Dr. Walsh. “But there’s more to milk than calcium – with just one glass providing us with 8 essential nutrients, each playing important roles for our health.”