This page contains resources with more information on the nutrient package and health benefits of milk. If you’d like to learn more about flavored milk specifically, please visit the Flavored Milk section of our website. For resources on how milk is produced in New England, make sure to check out the Dairy Farming section of our website.
Fast Facts about Milk
- Milk, flavored or unflavored, is packed with nine essential nutrients including calcium, potassium, phosphorus, protein, vitamins A, D and B12, riboflavin, and niacin (niacin equivalents).
- At about 25 cents per 8-ounce serving, milk is a nutritional bargain!
- Milk is the #1 source of calcium, potassium and vitamin D in the American diet.
- Milk contains high-quality protein. One cup of milk contains 8 grams of high-quality protein. That’s more protein than an egg!