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Good Food = Better Nutrition for
Proper Learning

Studies show well-nourished students are able to concentrate longer and perform better in school.1, 2, 3

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One Serving of Milk Goes a Long Way

Providing your children with a daily serving of milk helps them grow healthy bodies and minds.

 

Bone Up On Milk Products

A child’s growth depends on bone development. Milk products contain up to 15 essential nutrients, including protein and calcium to help young bones develop properly. Furthermore, all cow’s milk in Canada is fortified with vitamin D which helps the body absorb the large amounts of calcium found in both white and chocolate milk.

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Essential nutrients

Milk is packed with vitamins and other nutrients. Some you’ve probably heard of – others you might not know. Here’s a quick rundown of what they are, and some of the things they help your body do.

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  2. Florence Md, Asbridge M, Veugelers Pj. Diet Quality And Academic Performance. J Sch Health 2008; 78:209-215.
  3. Sorhaindo A, Feinstein L. What Is The Relationship Between Child Nutrition And School Outcomes? Centre For Research On The Wider Benefits Of Learning Research Report No. 18. Institute Of Education, London, 2006. Available At www.learningbenefits.net. Accessed August 13, 2009.