I am not really a chocolate person-- but I love chocolate milk! Especially when the chocolate milk contains good for you qualities like, using 1% milk or perhaps adding DHA Omega 3 for brain development, or a chocolate milk that is organic and natural.
Horizon Organic Lowfat Chocolate Milk with DHA Omega 3 encompasses all of these great qualities! Horizon Organic Lowfat Chocolate Milk is a great tasting and easy way to add calcium and DHA to your family’s diet. DHA Omega-3 is an important nutrient that helps support heart, brain and eye health.
I loved the taste-- it was easy to drink and I felt like it was a treat to drink it-- almost like cookies, because it tasted so good-- but the amazing part is that it's good for you too! The girls loved drinking it-- Hannah loved it after school for a quick pick-me-up snack! I will definitely be buying Horizon Organic Lowfat Chocolate Milk in the future!
Benefits of DHA:
- DHA belongs to a category of healthy fatty acids known as Omega-3's. Found in high concentrations in the tissues of the brain and eye, DHA Omega-3 is thought to help support healthy function in these areas. DHA has also been shown to help support heart health.
- DHA provides a nutritional boost for children's growing minds and bodies. Children's brains grow incredibly fast. In fact, the brain nearly quadruples in the first five years of life.
- DHA is a key structural component of the brain, yet many young children don't get their recommended daily amount of DHA as it is found in a limited number of food sources.
Flavored Milk is a Nutrient-Rich Beverage:
- Flavored milk provides the same nine essential nutrients as unflavored milk (calcium, potassium, phosphorous, protein, vitamins A, D, B12, Riboflavin and niacin), and can help kids meet their calcium requirements.
- Flavored milk consumers did not have higher total fat or calorie intakes than non milk consumers
- Kids Love the Taste of Flavored Milk. According to 2005 USDA data, 66% of the milk chosen by children in schools is flavored
Chocolate Milk is an Effective Post-Exercise Recovery Beverage:
A 2006 study showed that low fat milk was as effective at post-exercise rehydration as sports drinks because of the natural carb:pro ratio in flavored milks, low fat chocolate milk is an effective post-exercise recovery beverage.
Consuming carbohydrate and protein post workout has been shown to:
- Promote a hormonal environment that encourages muscle growth
- Promote muscle protein production
- Enhance muscle glycogen formation
- May lessen immune-suppressive effects due of intense exercise
Would you like to try Horizon Organic Milk Plus DHA Omega-3? Go to their website and check out the other products Horizon makes!
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Giveaway ends April 7th, 2010--
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