Importance Of Chocolate Milk In Schools

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Should Chocolate Milk Be Served Served In Schools By Soham Jaswani

For many years now, chocolate milk has been supplied in schools. But now, schools are debating on whether chocolate milk should be provided in schools or not. I strongly believe that chocolate milk should be offered at schools. Chocolate milk is healthy, a great recovery drink, and tasty.

One of the reasons is that, chocolate milk is healthy. It may contain more sugar and fat, but it contains the “nutrients of concern.” The nutrients of concern include most of the Vitamins, Calcium, Potassium, and Iron. Normal milk contains 12 grams of sugar while chocolate milk contains 20 grams of sugar. Now there is chocolate milk with fewer amounts of sugar, fat, and calories. “One serving of milk is equal to two ounces of cheese, one medium egg, one cup of fortified orange juice, and half a cantaloup over the course of the week.” says Buzzfeed.com. It is true with anything we consume-too much is too much, and this goes with any milk also. Abundance of a good thing can be faulty, but with care, chocolate milk can be a part of an healthy and satisfying diet.

Another reason is that it is a great restoration drink. Studies show that chocolate milk is better than Gatorade because of the nutrients the milk contains. A recent study also shows that chocolate milk is a immense post-exercise recovery drink. “Chocolate milk has a positive impact on muscle recovery, and replenishment of glycogen stored in muscle

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