Our very first and inescapable food is ‘Milk’. It has longstanding importance in human nutrition. Milk has been part of the human diet for at least 8,000 years and provides a rich source of proteins, lipids, vitamins, and minerals. Here are some milk benefits we have composed in this write-up.
It just not explicates the importance of Milk in everyone’s life but mooted the milk industry-related issues and its contribution to economic growth. There are many more childhood reminiscences cognate to a glass of milk. We even have learned in schools that milk is the best source of calcium and so for the stronger bones. Perhaps, milk is the only food favored globally.
- Strengthening Immune system
A glass of milk helps to improve our immune system and keeps off diseases. Whey proteins found in milk have been shown to stimulate the immune system. Cysteine and methionine, found in whey, are able to enhance immune function by converting to glutathione, which is a potent antioxidant.
2. Milk is rich in protein
It contains Tryptophan, which boosts sleep hormone Melatonin. A vital factor of life, sleep, is enhanced by this protein and keeps your day healthy and active.
3. Easing gastric Problems
Consumption of milk every day can keep off gastric problems. The cooling sensation and thick consistency of milk help to coat the esophagus and stomach lining to prevent heartburn.
4. Source of Calcium
Milk should be an obligatory part of our daily diet. It is the biggest source of calcium it helps to prevent osteoporosis in adults and rickets in children.
5. Source of Vitamin D
It also provides vitamin D, which helps the body to absorb calcium. Later, this ward off tooth decay and cavities.
6. Beneficial after exercise
It is endorsed by many physiotherapists to drink a glassful of milk after back-breaking exercise. Because it helps to recuperate all requisite body nutrients. It also refills the fluids lost during the exercise.
7. Milk and skin
You might have seen in many home remedies for skin health has milk as a common ingredient. It is due to its richness of essential protein and minerals. It has lactic acid that acts as an exfoliant and enzymes that help soothe the skin. The amino acids in milk help moisturize the skin as well. You can apply it on the skin or can drink a glass of it daily; it would certainly furbish your skin.
8. Rich in minerals
The magnesium and potassium content in milk act as vasodilators that reduce blood pressure, further increasing blood flow to vital organs, and reduces stress on the cardiovascular system.
9. A wholesome food
Milk can work as a wholesome food for you since it contains all those vital proteins, calcium, vitamins, carbohydrates, fats and minerals essential for your different part of the body. Those who are working to lose weight, they can consume low-fat milk in snack which can kill their hunger pangs.
It is important for every child and adult until and unless a child is lactose intolerant. If someone is lactose intolerant, has to meet his doctor to make sure his milk intake.
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(Its deep concernment came into limelight when back in 2001 the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) declared to celebrate June 1, as the World Milk Day. The most interesting thing about this day is unlike other international days this day has no specific theme. Every participant country or regime can choose their own theme and in India, for the year 2018, it is ‘Drink.Move.Be Strong’. )