Our milk naturally contains high content of protein (20% higher than conventional milk), essential minerals and vitamins to keep you well hydrated and healthy. Zero-tolerance of harmful or artificial chemicals At Them 1888, organic cows are grazed on pastures that are grown through organic means, and the milk is not contaminated with harmful chemicals such as the residues of pesticides, fertilizers, and hormones.
This nutrient-rich organic milk does not contain traces of antibiotics, GM feed, urea, or fertility hormones. Besides, we are certified according to The International Food Standard IFS, and has in addition HACCP system and an environment system similar to ISO 14001. Our milk quality programs include test for:
• Mandatory surveillance on somatic cell counts 365 days a year
• Mandatory surveillance on bacteria counts 365 days a year
• Collaboration with veterinarians and other experts
Calcium is necessary for the maintenance of normal bones and teeth. Bone tissue is living tissue, and therefore it undergoes continuous breakdown and rebuilding. This is why it’s important to ensure a regular intake of calcium throughout one’s life. The mineral also has many other important functions in the body. Calcium contributes to normal signal transmissions between your nerve pathways. Lack of calcium can cause muscle fatigue and, in the worst-case scenario, this have consequences for your bone health.
Vitamin B12 is an important vitamin found exclusively in animal foods. This vitamin contributes to the normal formation of red blood cells. The red blood cells contain hemoglobin, which transports oxygen from the lungs out to the body's tissues and cells. In this context, vitamin B12 helps reduce fatigue and exhaustion. In addition, vitamin B12 contributes to the nervous system as well as the normal functioning of the immune system. Vitamin B12 deficiency is rare, but can occur in vegetarians and vegans because B12 is absent from many plant foods.
Riboflavin helps maintain normal red blood cells. As mentioned before, red blood cells contain hemoglobin, which in turn contains iron and transports oxygen from the lungs out to the body's tissues and cells. Riboflavin contributes to a normal metabolism of iron; therefore, like vitamin B12, riboflavin can help reduce fatigue and exhaustion.
Phosphorus, along with calcium, helps maintain normal bones and teeth. In addition, phosphorus contributes to the normal function of cell membranes, and plays an important role in the construction of genetic components (DNA and RNA). A long-term phosphorus deficiency can have consequences for your muscle and bone health.
Potassium contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system. This is essential because the nervous system manages the contact and interaction of the body's cells, organs and tissues; registers, controls and coordinates physiological processes; and receives and handles information from the external environment in order to coordinate the body's reactions to this information. In addition, potassium contributes to normal muscle function. Last but not least, potassium helps maintain normal blood pressure levels.
Iodine contributes to the normal production of thyroid hormones and proper thyroid function. The thyroid gland, located at the lower front area of the neck, produces the hormones that control the body’s metabolism. Iodine deficiency can thus lead to lower energy metabolism. Owing to concerns about whether inhabitants consume a sufficient amount of iodine, Denmark and many other countries have prescribed the addition of iodine to household salt.
One large glass of milk (250 ml*) provides about half of your daily requirement of calcium, vitamin B2, vitamin B12, phosphorus and iodine. In addition, drinking one large glass of milk will provide 20 percent of your potassium needs. The average glass of milk contains about 250 ml. However, daily reference intake levels for foods are usually calculated per 100 grams. Therefore, the daily reference intake figures shown here are for 100 g skimmed milk: