September 1996 Issue
Milk in a Jug Is Easier to Lug, But There May Be a Price to Pay
Q. Some stores sell their milk both in jugs and in paperboard cartons. Is one better than the other? A. Yes. You're better off buying milk in paperboard cartons or in jugs that are pigmented white or creamy yellow, making them opaque enough that you can't see the milk. Why? Because when light hits milk, it destroys vitamin A and riboflavin (a B vitamin). And milk is one of your best sources of
To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.
Subscribe to Environmental Nutrition
Get the next year of Environmental Nutrition for just $20. And access all of our online content - how to fight heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and dozens of other diseases - free of charge.
Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.
Subscriber Log In
Forgot your password? Click Here.