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Milk: Health benefits, nutrition, and risks is milk good for adults


A cup of milk contains almost 30 percent of the daily requirement of calcium for adults. Milk also contains potassium and magnesium.

Fact: Milk is for babies and children. If you are an adult—i.e., not a baby or child— you should not be drinking milk. Look, I'm not a dairy dictator.

Repeated studies have shown that for adults, milk and the nutrients it contains make little difference to health.