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Florida Medical Magazine Fall 2018

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Milk has nine of them and here's what they do: Calcium 300mg, 30% DV Helps build and maintain strong bones and teeth. It helps reduce the risk of stress fractures and osteoporosis later in life. Plays a rolein promoting normal blood pressure. Vitamin D 100 IU, 25% DV Helps absorb calcium for healthy bones. Phosphorus 245 mg, 20% DV Works with calcium and vitamin D to help keep bones strong. Riboflavin 0.46 mg, 20% DV Helps convert food into energy. Plays a vital role in the development of the central nervous system. Protein 8 g, 16% DV Helps build and maintain lean muscle. Contains all the essential amino acids (the building blocks for protein). Vitamin B-12 1.2 mcg, 13% DV Helps build red blood cells and helps maintain the central nervous system. Pantothenic Acid 0.764 mg, 15% DV (Vitamin B-5) Helps convert fuel into energy. Also helps the body use fats and protein. Vitamin A 490 IU, 10% DV Important for good vision, healthy skin, and a healthy immune system. Niacin mg, 10% DV* Helps the body's enzymes function normally by converting nutrients into energy. % Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. *As niacin equivalents © 2011 America's Milk Processors. Nutrients so important, they are called essential. Adapted from Calcium Vitamin D Phosphorus Riboflavin Protein Vitamin B-12 Vitamin A Niacin Pantothenic Acid A Division of Florida Dairy Farmers Learn more at floridamilk.com

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