Real Cow's Milk: An Easy Way to Get Nutrients Your Body Needs

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  • April 6, 2015

Did you know that real cow’s milk contains a powerful punch of nutrients? To give you a better idea of what you can get in one 8-ounce glass, check out the facts below:

Milk, the original protein drink, naturally contains 8 grams of protein in every serving. Plus, many people don’t realize that some of their favorite foods like milk, cheese and yogurt, are a high-quality source of this key nutrient. 

To obtain 300 mg calcium, a person would need to eat about 10 cups of raw spinach (5 cups if cooked). Or, you could enjoy one delicious 8-ounce glass of cow’s milk.

One serving of cow’s milk contains about as much potassium as a small banana. As you can see, no matter if you choose fat-free or low-fat, regular or lactose-free, real cow’s milk provides a number of essential nutrients your body needs.