A growing number of parents choose to opt out of giving children their daily dose of milk, and switching to alternatives like almond milk or cashew milk. Perhaps they may think the alternatives offer a bit more calcium than real milk — but this is misleading: Real milk contains both calcium and vitamin D (added in the 1930s due to Rickets — a vitamin D deficiency among children), and the presence of vitamin D helps absorb the calcium.
Vitamin D Is In Your Milk For Good Reason
By Ana-Marija Dolaskie — March 30, 2017
Ana-Marija Dolaskie is the Director of Video Production at the American Council on Science and Health. She received her degree in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia College in Chicago. She also always looks that happy while she's working.