Cow’s milk is a very good value.  At about $.25 per glass, it’s one of the best nutritional values one can purchase in a beverage.  And it’s all natural, not highly processed.

A couple organizations from within the medical communities have recently collaborated to share their recommendations regarding nutritious beverages for youngsters:

In case you missed the big news about milk: Cow’s milk and water have been singled out as the best beverages for youngsters. That’s right. Leading medical and nutrition organizations issued healthy beverage recommendations on Sept. 18, 2019, for children from birth through five years old. The panel included health experts from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association. 

 Dairy milk is a super food for kids, providing many of the essential nutrients that only milk can provide, including protein, calcium, vitamin D and potassium. In fact, research shows milk is the number-one source of protein in the diets of children ages 2 to 11.”