Milk does the body good, it’s not just an ad campaign. It provides the primary source of nutrition for newborns before they are able to digest other types of food. Breast milk carries the mother’s antibodies to the baby and can reduce the risk of many diseases for them. It’s true that humans are the only mammals that continue to consume milk after we can eat solid foods, but come on, a liquid this rich with symbolism…and calcium…is hard to resist!