World milk day

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World Milk Day is a day the world remembers to celebrate the importance of milk  as a global food! It is celebrated every June 1.

Milk  is the first food a child  gets immediately after birth and is perhaps the one food a person consumes throughout life.

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In fact,  all over the world, looking at animals and  humans, milk can be described as the first food any living creature in the world is fed. Hmmn, this is how important milk is!

Milk  have plenty of the following nutrients – protein, calcium, healthy fat, iodine, potassium, vitamin B2 and B12 and phosphorus.

In celebrating milk, lets look beyond cow milk.

Cow milk as we all know is very common, more so as it is very rich in protein , calcium and other vital nutrients.

But I am here to tell you that you can decide to embrace some nutritious non dairy milk alternatives  !

It is pertinent to note that nutritious milk can be gotten from the likes of soya beans, coconuts, cashew nuts, almond nuts, hazel nuts, oats and even rice!

These milk alternatives are numerous but the graphic representation below can easily guide you as you make your decision. Try something new for the new year and enjoy the taste of these milky life!

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