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Congressmen urge low-fat flavored milk in schools

In this edition of 5 Things, Food Management highlights five things you may have missed recently about developments affecting onsite dining.

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  1. U.S. Congressmen urge allowing low-fat flavored milk in schools

A bipartisan group of 55 U.S. Congressmen are urging USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to address the under consumption of dairy foods by school-aged children by allowing schools to offer low-fat flavored milk. “Surveys have shown that students drank less milk when all flavored milk was required to be fat-free,” they said in a letter to

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Which type of cow’s milk is healthiest, whole, skim or low fat?

Milk is a source of essential nutrients such as protein, vitamins, and minerals. While many people opt for skim milk, believing it is healthier, recent research indicates that full fat milk may not pose health risks.

Dietary guidelines advise people to choose skim or low fat milk rather than whole milk. However, newer research calls this advice into question, suggesting that saturated fats do not cause heart disease.

This article explores three types of milk and their nutritional profiles. It also discusses the health benefits and potential risks of different kinds of cow’s milk and the research behind them.

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