Mami and papi were right to tell you to always drink your milk - the high-protein dairy option provides countless vitamins and minerals, along with a whole other slew of benefits.
Read about them ahead to honor National Dairy Month.
3. It reduces your risk of heart disease.
Though milk is often considered a high-fat produc, studies show that the fat may be the good kind, rather than the bad kind that hinders heart health. That's why these Vegan Braised Greens and Chickpeas with Coconut Milk are the perfect heart healthy meal.
4. It helps build strong bones.
We've all heard it before - milk is one of the best drinks that contribute to strong bones (including your teeth!) This Avocado & White Bean Milkshake will have you flexing in no time.
6. It provides post-workout fuel.
Craving something cold and sweet after a good sweat sesh? You're in luck - milk is a great post-workout refresher, and this Chocolate Protein Smoothie is just what you need to get it started.
7. It's a good source of protein.
The protein in milk is most necessary for repairing muscle tissue and keeping your energy up. This Green Vegetable Egg Tortilla isn't only protein-rich from the eggs, but also from the addition of milk, as well.