benefits of organic milk

Health benefits of organic milk

We believe that choosing organic is the healthier choice and a more sustainable choice. Let’s talk about the health benefits of organic milk!

  1. Organic milk contains more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventional milk.
  2. Omega-3 fatty acids provide potential protection against cardiovascular diseases and dementia.
  3. Organic milk has more beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin thann conventional milk.
  4. Organic milk has 68% higher levels of essential fatty acids.
  5. Organic milk has more vitamin E than conventional milk.
  6. Evidence shows that these benefit vision, brain function, child growth and development & type 2 diabetes, etc.

Sources:

https://reader.elsevier.com/reader/sd/pii/B978012815603200005X?token=B3480C0CBE4A4D862DC91B03D6DFB80A58C0491A0A1251FD18660620BFF98A3034AC42C065C154BD8F338D884DF27309&originRegion=eu-west-1&originCreation=20220112090936

https://research.ncl.ac.uk/nefg/QOF/dairy/documents/Organic_booklet_dairy.pdf

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