Give yourself a healthy chance Treat yourself well by eating right and being physically active and your body will thank you for it. Healthy people know diet is key to their health because it provides them with the fuel and nutrients they need to help their bodies perform well and to help them stay healthy and milk should play a key role! We all know that milk is good for us but do we know why? One 200ml glass of milk is bursting full of vitamins and minerals and the list below shows some of these vitamins & minerals and what they do for our bodies. What is in a glass of milk. See how good drinking milk can be for you by rolling over the glass. *Although not found in all milk, you need vitamin D to absorb calcium into your body Fat facts? You might not know but milk is a healthy, low fat drink. Whole milk contains less than 4% fat. Semi Skimmed milk contains less than 2% fat. ‘the One’ contains 1% fat. Skimmed milk is virtually fat free.* * Skimmed milk has a fat content of between 0.1 - 0.3%. Other Facts about milk A glass of (200ml) of milk provides 37% of an adult’s daily calcium requirement. To get the same amount of calcium from a glass of milk, a young person would need to munch their way through more than 11 portions of spinach. Source: The Dairy Council Cow Facts Cows have 32 teeth – the same as a fully grown adult. The spots on black and white dairy cows are like fingerprints – no two cows have exactly the same spots! Cows can eat up to 100kg of grass and drink over 120 litres of water every day! Each dairy cow can produce up to 20 litres of milk a day – that’s almost 10 large bottles of milk.