As calcium strengthens bones it is particularly necessary for children to form bones, organs and tissues, and as well for the older people to prevent a development of osteoporosis when calcium is leached from bones, causing its brittleness and fragility.
Many types of milk are enriched with vitamin D. Milk also contains vitamin A, and group B vitamins that promote energy metabolism in the body. Thus, namely vitamin B2 or riboflavin has a property of converting carbohydrates and fats into energy. So, milk is useful when disorders of the immune and endocrine systems occur.
In addition to being loaded with calcium milk is also high in the nutrients such as phosphorus, selenium, potassium and magnesium. In the presence of vitamin D, these elements assist to protect a body against some cancers.