Milk isn’t just for kids even though many of us have a strong association between milk and growing up. Whether it was enjoyed over our favorite cereal before school, paired with a cookie before bed, or flavored with chocolate syrup for the ultimate slumber-party treat, milk was a daily staple.
Fast forward to adulthood. Now, you seldom fill your glass, mug, or bowl with milk. That may make you wonder if milk is necessary for adults—and if you’re missing something other than the magic of childhood. Here are four reasons you should revisit the childhood habit of drinking milk, ideally with three glasses a day, to benefit your health.