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Which milk is best for you? – CNN.com

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(Health.com) — Got milk? Yes! About a kajillion different kinds, in fact, from organic to omega-3-fortified.

Though we’re drinking less milk than 30 years ago — women down about 19 gallons per year, mostly in cereal — it’s still an ideal way to get your calcium: One glass packs a quarter of the daily 1,000-milligram requirement (you should get 1,200 if you’re 51 or older).

Federal dietary guidelines suggest sticking to skim and low-fat milk to keep saturated fat levels down. OK, but how do you choose from there? We got the scoop on the new cartons in the dairy case.

via Which milk is best for you? – CNN.com.

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