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Does chocolate milk have the same 9 essential nutrients as white milk?

Is chocolate milk good for my family? Yes. Flavored milk contains the same nine essential nutrients as white milk, including calcium and vitamin D — nutrients of concern that many kids fail to get enough of, according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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Then, does chocolate milk have the same nutrients as white milk?

Both chocolate and white milk both contain 16 essential nutrients and Vitamin D. They are both packed full of protein and a great way to stay healthy. Chocolate (or flavoured) milk does contain added sugar that gives it its sweet chocolatey taste, which gives it a different nutritional profile compared to white milk.

Likewise, does chocolate milk have more protein than regular milk? It's richer in carbs and calories than unsweetened milk but otherwise contains similar levels of nutrients. Depending on the type, 1 cup (240 ml) of chocolate milk provides ( 1 ): Calories: 180–211. Protein: 8 grams.

Also know, what are the 9 essential nutrients in white milk?

It provides the same 9 essential nutrients – calcium, potassium, phosphorus, protein, vitamins A, D and B12, riboflavin and niacin (niacin equivalents) – found in white milk. It's available in flavors such as chocolate, strawberry and vanilla flavors in low-fat and fat-free varieties.

How much nutrients is in chocolate milk?

Flavored milk has all of the major nutrients found in unflavored milk—calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, protein, riboflavin, niacin and vitamins A, B12 and D—and contributes only 3% of added sugars in the diets of children 2 - 18 years.

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