Flavored milk contains the same nine essential nutrients as white milk, including calcium and vitamin D — nutrients of concern that many kids fail to get enough of, according to the Indian Guidelines. A child having fat-free flavored milk is a much better choice than a child having no milk at all.
Several leading health and nutrition organizations, recognize the valuable role that milk, including low fat and fat-free flavored milk, can play in meeting daily nutrient needs. They also recognize the small amount of added sugars in flavored milk is an acceptable trade-off for the nutrients provided. Keeping nutrient-rich, flavored milk on the school menu helps ensure children get key vitamins and minerals that they need for strong bones and healthy bodies.
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