The benefits of including milk in your child's daily diet
The goodness of a cup of creamy milk goes beyond just nutrition...
As parents, we all know how important it is to provide our children with healthy, balanced meals through the day. However, such meals do more than just providing adequate nutrition to your child.
When the correct balance of various nutritious foods and drinks are included in your little one’s diet, his focus at school is improved, energy levels for plenty of play are increased, and his ability to calm down for a good night’s rest is enhanced.
Milk for health and more
A great way of adding important nutrients to your child’s diet is by giving him milk. It’s the number one source of calcium, playing a vital role in bone development, and also includes other important nutrients such as vitamin A and protein.
By adding nutrient-rich milk to your family’s breakfast, you are giving them a head-start to their day, as well as the energy they need to power through any challenge that lies ahead.
What’s more, if you want your kids to be focused, alert, energetic (and healthy!) throughout the day, a good source of calcium and vitamin D such as MARIGOLD UHT Milk can certainly help. Moreover, it helps them stay satisfied so that they can focus on their studies and the important things they need to do.
Tip: For an easy, yet nutritious breakfast on-the-go, try whipping up a fruit smoothie or fruity milkshake for your kids. For added flavour, add a touch of vanilla extract and cinnamon.
After a busy day at school or work, drinking a glass of warm milk before bedtime is a great way to wind down and induce a good night’s sleep. This is because a special protein found in milk may improve sleep quality and next-day alertness.
As parents, we all know the importance of sleep for kids. Sleep deprivation has been linked to difficulties in school, disciplinary problems, poor concentration and drowsiness in class. Therefore, ensuring your children get adequate sleep each night is crucial to preventing such issues from occurring.
Tip: Offer your child a glass of warm MARIGOLD UHT Milk with a teaspoon of honey (only for kids over the age of one to avoid the risk of botulism) mixed through it before bedtime. This will help him relax and fall asleep faster.
Also avoid engaging your child in strenuous activities just before bedtime. Rather than tiring him out, this may overstimulate him and just make it harder for him to fall asleep.
Yummy milky goodness: MARIGOLD UHT Milk
Whether mixed through oatmeal for breakfast, or popped into your child’s schoolbag in his favourite flavour as a healthy snack, MARIGOLD UHT Milk is a great choice for your whole family.
Why? Because Singapore’s No. 1* UHT milk, MARIGOLD UHT Milk, is enriched with calcium, protein and MARIGOLD’s unique BonePlus formulation (Vitamin D3 and Calcium) that helps to increase calcium absorption and build strong teeth and bones.
You’ll also be happy to learn that it is made using no preservatives and is halal certified. What’s more, MARIGOLD UHT Full Cream Fresh Milk 1L is imported direct from Australia, offering you premium quality milk from the green pastures of Australia.
MARIGOLD UHT Milk is also conveniently packed in Tetra-Pak, so you and your children can drink it anytime, anywhere, chilled or non-chilled.
New look, same goodness
Spot MARIGOLD UHT Milk’s new packaging on the shelves of your favourite supermarket, convenience store or minimart today!
The new pack is instantly recognizable through the usual clear, blue sky and green pastures, representing the freshness of the milk.
All variants of MARIGOLD UHT Milk – Full Cream, Chocolate, Strawberry and Low Fat — come in 1-litre family packs, as well as convenient 200ml singles serves.
Even MARIGOLD’s cow has got a cute new makeover, attracting even the fussiest of eaters!
MARIGOLD UHT Milk is sold at a recommended retail price of $2.30 for 1-litre packs and $4.20 for a 6’s pack, and MARIGOLD UHT Fresh Milk at $2.50 a pack.
*Based on Nielsen MarketTrack; sales in Total Singapore for UHT Liquid Milk, Jun 2015 – May 2016 (Copyright © 2016, Nielsen).
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