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It is added to hot or cold milk to give it a chocolate flavour and extra texture. When combined with cold milk, it retains the gritty texture of raw Milo. When combined with hot milk, it creates a layer of congealed milo and milk floating on top of the cup which some drinkers enjoy more.
Milo is high in energy, with 1760kJ per 100g. It is therefore marketed as the "Energy Food Drink". It also has a low Glycaemic Index (GI): "33 made with whole milk, 36 made with reduced fat milk" (The Wikipedia article on Glycaemic Index rates "less than 55" as low GI). This lets the energy Milo provides be released slowly throughout the day.
The Milo website  states that "It is high in calcium, iron and vitamin B1, 2, 6, 12."
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- Milo Nutritional Information
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