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Shelf Life… Check.
So how does it work?
Shelf safe milk has been pasteurized at an Ultra High Temperature (UHT) for a shorter time, to preserve taste and nutrition
Milk is exposed to intense heating to temperatures from 275-284°F for only three seconds
- Passes through heating and cooling stages in quick succession
- Low-fat chocolate milk is a great beverage for post workouts. Keep one in the gym bag or take to kids’ sports events
- Milk found in your grocery is called shelf stable milk and can sit on pantry shelves for up to several months with NO refrigeration or preservatives added!
- Teen years are when bone growth is at its peak , so its critical teens eat calcium-rich foods and limit soda.
- Milk contains 9 essential nutrients and vitamins: protein, vitamins A, D and B12, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, riboflavin, niacin, zinc, and magnesium!
- In the US, June is recognized as National Dairy Month and encourages the inclusion of milk and dairy in our daily diets!
- You can feel good about purchasing milk boxes. The packaging is recyclable and made mainly from paper, a renewable resource.
- Women who eat at least 3 servings of dairy foods/day are 80% less likely to be obese than those who eat fewer servings.
- The same milk can be found in 2 different areas: refrigerated and non-refrigerated.
- Only 30% of teenage boys and 12% of teenage girls meet the recommended daily dairy requirements.
- The average American consumes almost 25 gallons of milk a year. Thats 400 glasses!
- You can visit www.recyclecartons.com to find out where to recycle milk boxes in your community.
- Just one 8 oz milk box contributes nearly 44% to an adults recommended daily vitamins intake!
- Drink your milk! Low calcium intake during childhood is associated with osteoporosis later in life.
- A recent study found nearly half the US population is deficient in vitamin B-12. One solution? Eat fortified cereals and dairy products.
- Tetra Pak milk boxes do more than protect the taste and nutritional content of milk– they’re helping preserve Earth’s resources for future generations, too.
- The average cow produces 90 glasses of milk each day or about 200,000 glasses of milk during its lifetime.
- Need a lunch tip? Add a single-serve milk box to your kids lunches. Find them in the grocery aisle.
- Here’s a high-calcium meal tip: add low-fat or fat-free milk instead of water to creamed soups such as tomato.
- Milk in boxes has the same great taste of milk found in the dairy case in other container types.
- Studies show that dairy foods, when consumed with a healthy diet, can reduce the risk of osteoporosis and obesity.
- Non-refrigerated milk is also known as milk in a box, very similar to the juice box.
- Paper used in Tetra Pak milk boxes comes from growing forests.
- Pregnant women should consume 3 to 4 calcium-rich foods per day, including low-fat milk products and green leafy vegetables.
- Our bones continue to grow until age 30. Ensure your bones stay strong by eating dairy and other foods rich in calcium and vitamin D.
- According to the Food Guide Pyramid children ages 9 to 18 need 3 servings of dairy products daily.
- Ultra-pasteurized and packed into a special multi-layer box that seals out air and light, shelf stable milk contains no preservatives or additives.
- Babies typically need 210 mg of calcium a day to develop healthy bones and teeth.
- Homogenized milk was introduced in 1919.
- Kids double in weight and height from ages 2 to 12. Start good eating habits early on. Add a milk box to their lunch.
- 99% of all US households purchase milk.
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