A research study recently published in the West says that organic milk is more beneficial than non-organic version. Although all varieties of milk contain protein, calcium, riboflavin and other nutrients, organic milk was found to have a better balance of essential fatty acids – omega 3 and omega 6. More of omega 3 fats and less of omega 6 fats is known to be heart healthy. Omega 6 fats (which come thru some of the high PUFA oils, fried snacks, etc) in excess can be one of the causes for many illnesses. Organic milk with its greater proportion of omega 3 fats can become an addition in the list of omega 3 foods like fish and flaxseed. Additionally, organic foods are always good for the earth!