Skip To Content
Paid Post

Only A Nutrition Expert Can Get 7/7 On This Milk Quiz

Seriously, how much do you know about your favorite drink?

  1. How long have humans been drinking milk?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Humans have been drinking milk since at least the Bronze Age.

    Basically, humans have been drinking milk for a long, long, looooong time. The oldest evidence shows that in Europe and Asia, we've been drinking it all the way back to the Bronze Age (3000 BC).

  2. Milk has ___ the hydrating power of water.

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Milk has twice the hydrating power of water.

    Yes, seriously! Reach for a glass of milk next time you're feeling parched!

  3. Milk speeds up digestion.

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Protein actually helps SLOW digestion.

    You're probably thinking, Cool, why does that matter? Here's why: Slower digestion means you stay full longer. Dairy milk helps you eat less and stay satisfied, which leads to more lean muscle and less body fat.

  4. Is milk a complete source of protein?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes, milk is a complete source of protein.

    What's a "complete source of protein"? One that contains all nine essential amino acids the body needs to function and build muscle — one like milk!

  5. Milk is one of the only dietary sources of...

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Milk is one of the only dietary sources of vitamin D.

    What do the milk and the sun have in common? They're both good sources of vitamin D! Dairy milk is one of the only dietary sources of vitamin D, which our bodies typically create by absorbing sunlight.

  6. How much potassium does a glass of milk have?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    A glass of milk has as much potassium as a small banana.

    A glass of milk offers 11% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of potassium — aka the same amount as a small banana.

  7. One glass of milk has as much calcium as ___ cups of broccoli.

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    A glass of milk has as much calcium as seven cups of broccoli.

    A glass of milk offers 30% of the Recommend Daily Amount of this important mineral, the same amount you’d find in seven cups of raw broccoli.

Discover even more health benefits, more fun facts, and more reasons to love real, all-natural dairy milk from California.

Images via Getty.

All facts provided by Got Milk?