In the Mood for Milk
Milk does a body good and some research says it can improve your mood too.
Milk has fallen out of favor with many Americans at the likely expense of higher rates of depression and mood swings. If you have sworn off milk for whatever reason, consider restoring it to your diet.
Granted, as a nutritionist I have clients who have good reasons to give up milk. But what I’ve found is that too many people drink too much milk at one time. That’s what causes most of the reactions to milk. Eight ounces—1 cup—is the ideal serving. It might be that 4 to 6 ounces is a better intermediate amount for some individuals—and plenty for your morning cereal.
Space out those 8-ounce servings every few hours for optimal energy. In my new book,