For meals and snacks at home, school, or sports activities, chocolate milk is a delicious way for kids and adults to get the nutrients they need. Read on for facts on this not-so-guilty treat!

 

Chocolate Milk in School Meals

Over 68% of milk offered in schools is flavored, with chocolate winning as the milk of choice. A pilot study at one school district that removed chocolate milk from the menu revealed a decline in total milk sales by almost 10% and a decrease in lunch sales by nearly 8%.

 

Top 12 Facts About Kids and Chocolate Milk

Check out this infographic for the top 12 benefits of, and nutrition content in chocolate milk.

 

Nature’s Sports Drink

When it comes to post-workout recovery, chocolate milk is the perfect choice for rehydrating the body and refueling tired muscles. Chocolate milk has a unique combination of protein, carbohydrates, and electrolytes that no other sports drinks have.

 

Water

85% water for hydration.

Vitamins & Minerals

Calcium, vitamin D, phosphorus, and magnesium for strong bones.

Carbohydrates

Replace diminished energy stores in muscles.

Potassium

Helps muscles contract and helps regulate fluids in the body.

Protein

Used to build and maintain muscles.

B-Vitamins

Helps convert food to energy for active muscles.

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