Superfood for Regular People

Real Milk is the original wellness hack. Each 8-ounce glass of low-fat milk contains 13 essential nutrients, including 8 grams of natural, high-quality protein, which helps you build stronger bones and muscles (1-5). Basically, high-octane fuel to help you  get the most out of your workout, build lean, mean muscle, and maintain a healthy weight. And after putting in the work, you can treat yo self to some low-fat chocolate milk, which actually helps you recover faster than common sports drinks, as numerous studies suggest (6-7). But it’s not just about muscles; it’s also about bones. Recent studies also suggest that the more real milk kids drink throughout childhood, the taller they can get in their teenage years! In fact, each additional glass of milk kids drank per day growing up increased their height around .39 cm by age 17 (8). Believe that.

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Protein has a more powerful effect when it comes to satisfying your hunger than either carbohydrates or fats. Each 8-ounce glass of lowfat milk contains 8 grams of natural high-quality protein to help you get more out of your workout, build lean muscle and maintain a healthy weight. Add a glass of real milk to your breakfast to help you feel full and satisfied longer, and ready to power through your day!


Studies suggest that drinking real lowfat chocolate milk after strenuous training could help athletes gain a performance edge in their next workout later that same day, compared to when they recover with a typical sports drink.


Being active puts greater demands on your body, and drinking both milk and chocolate milk can help you get ready for any activity, while drinking chocolate milk helps you recover, refuel, and rebuild for what comes next.


Real milk is the leading food source for 9 essential nutrients in children 2–18 years of age, including calcium, vitamin D and potassium. Together, these nutrients help fuel kids during their critical growth years and beyond. Studies suggest the more milk kids drink regularly throughout childhood, the taller they get by age 17.


Drinking milk each day is a simple way to fit more wellness into your routine. That’s because with milk, every sip counts — with 13 essential nutrients in every serving. Milk’s nutrients are linked to immune health, bone and muscle health, reduced inflammation and reduced risk of chronic diseases.


Research shows that milk is one of the best beverages for hydration, even better than water or sports drinks. Researchers credit milk’s natural electrolytes, carbohydrates, and protein for its effectiveness.


1. A Moderate Serving of High-Quality Protein Maximally Stimulates Skeletal Muscle Protein Synthesis in Young and Elderly Subjects.

2. Increased Dietary Protein Consumed at Breakfast Leads to an Initial and Sustained Feeling of Fullness During Energy Restriction Compared to Other Meal Times.

3. Dietary Guidelines Should Reflect New Understandings About Adult Protein Needs.

4. Calcium Intake Influences the Association of Protein Intake with Rates of Bone Loss in Elderly Men and Women.

5. Dietary Protein and Energy Balance in Relation to Obesity and Comorbidities.

6. Gain a Performance Edge.

7. Chocolate Milk and Endurance Exercise Recovery: Protein Balance, Glycogen and Performance.

8. Higher Longitudinal Milk Intakes Are Associated with Increased Height in a Birth Cohort Followed for 17 Years.


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