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SPORTS DRINK. At the latest American College of Sports Medicine conference, scientists reported that chocolate milk provides the same muscle-recovery benefits as high-carb post-workout beverages.

LONGEVITY ELIXIR. A Journal of the American College of Nutrition review paper concluded that those who drank more than a glass of milk a day reduced stroke risks by 20 percent and heart attack risks by 10 to 15 percent.

PMS POTION. Got cramps? A recent study found that frequent milk drinkers developed fewer new fibroids — which, incidentally, often cause painful periods.

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