Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Why Milk?

Why serve milk in school settings?

  • It includes saturated fat which is good for growing children.
  • Milk provides calcium which helps to build strong bones and teeth.
  • It provides vital vitamins, protein and riboflavin to support growth and aid the immune system and nervous system.
  • It is one of the best drinks for hydration, supporting brain function, concentration, memory and creativity.
  • It provides a great boost between breakfast and lunch, helping children to be ready to learn.
  • Taking a break to have a drink of milk provides important time for children to socialise and learn skills such as manners and sharing.

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