Importance of milk for children

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.

Why children should drink milk?


Why is milk important?

Drinking milk is very important because milk is a complete food.

It contains proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals.

Characteristics of milk protein

Milk and dairy products (Yogurt and cheese)

Milk and dairy products (Yogurt and cheese)

Milk contains high quality protein.

Besides milk, we must emphasize the importance of dairy products (milk products) as yogurt, cheese, curd, kefir, etc..

Milk and dairy products should be part of the main meals. Their daily consumption should be alternated.

  • A very healthy combination for desserts is to eat fruit with a dairy product.

How much milk, yogurt or cheese should we take every day?

We should take from 2 to 3 servings of milk or milk products.

The rations of these foods depends on age. As we get older we must increase it. (See how much milk or milk products are needed by children)

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Characteristics of nutrients

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Child feeding course index

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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