BENEFITS OF MILK and TYPES OF MILK     

Milk Nutrition Facts

Looking through history, people have a long tradition of drinking milk and many civilizations much appreciate its nutritive value. Milk and milk products give us high quality proteins and easily digestible fat, sugar, minerals, lipids, vitamins A and D, then a large amount of nutrients.
Casein is the main protein of milk, which contains calcium, so it is easily absorbed.

MILK FACTS:
Milk is an excellent source of high quality proteins, vitamins and minerals. It contains a good balance of Calcium, Riboflavin, Phosphorous, Vitamins (A, D, B12).

It is scientifically proven that calcium in artificial form (tablets) is not as effective as calcium which is found in milk. The Health Benefits of Milk:
1. Milk strengthens bones and teeth,
2. Helps in weight loss,
3. Builds muscle mass.

However, milk contains lactose, the natural sugar found in dairy products such as milk. Lactose intolerance, from which many people suffer, causing digestive problems (gases, cramps, diarrhea etc.) They have to buy LACTOSE FREE milk.
SOY MILK is lactose-free. That’s a good alternative because it contains a lot of calcium.





BREAST MILK and milk facts are subjects of many analysis and debates.
It is believed that children fed with breast milk are smarter than children who are not breastfed. It is also believed that they're smarter if they’re fed with breast milk longer and more intense. There may be something in the breast milk, something related to physical or emotional contact that is achieved between mother and child during breastfeeding, and that contact is missing in bottle feeding.

Breast milk is the best food for the newborn, inevitable in the first six months of life. Latest recommendations of pediatricians say that mother should breastfeed baby until two years of age with additional nutrition. Breast milk contains a high amount of nutrients, minerals, vitamins, water and antibodies, it is the ideal combination of protein, carbohydrates, fats, and contains everything the baby needs.

Breastfed babies are much stronger health, better immune system, and have a reduced risk of allergies, asthma, chronic disease, diabetes...
BREASTFEEDING protects the baby from infections, otitis media, eczema, urinary tract infections, keeps her little teeth and eyesight. Also, breastfeeding is an excellent prevention of heart disease.
So, It is always better to choose breast milk, instead of a bottle feeding.

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Types of milk and Organic Milk

COW'S MILK

Milk contains from 100 to 150 grams of CALCIUM and a large amount of phosphorus. For adults the recommended amount is half a liter of skimmed milk per day. There is a high content of PROTEINS (3-4 grams per 100 ml). These proteins are highly valuable and important for strengthening the immune system, tissue regeneration, growth and development of cells and protect the body against many diseases. This means that there are a many benefits of milk.

What is not good in Milk? A high percentage of FAT, so you need to take SKIMMED MILK.
Of course, people who are lactose intolerant should take lactose free milk.

ORGANIC MILK

Organic milk is produced from cows that are fed organic herbs, organic soybeans and corn, which means the food has a certificate that is organically produced. In the process of organic farming there is no using of pesticides, additives, antibiotics, GMOs and other accessories... The organic milk has higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids.

The other differences between organic and regular milk don’t exist. Both types of milk contain similar nutrients. The choice is yours.

RICE MILK

Type of milk or drink that is produced from rice. It is usually produced from brown rice. Rice milk is nutritious, easily digestible foods. This milk is not of animal origin so it can be included in the Diet plan if you are tolerant to lactose (lactose-free) and the Vegetarian Diet Plan. Rice milk nutrition: Low fat, lactose-free and no cholesterol. Compared to cow's milk, rice milk has less protein and calcium. You can make it yourself.

RECIPE: In a pot put a liter of water, 125 grams of rice (can be white or wholemeal) 1 stick of vanilla or vanilla extract 2.5 ml. Cook on medium heat until the rice becomes very soft. Allow to cool and remove the vanilla stick. Put the rice in a blender together with the water in which it cooked. Let stand for 45 minutes, then strain it using a multi-layered cheesecloth. Received rice milk keep in the fridge.

COCONUT MILK

Coconut milk contains the ideal composition of fat and it is important for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Benefits of milk: Coconut milk contains lauric acid which destroys bacteria and viruses and boosts the immune system. Milk contains Magnesium, Iron, Selenium, Potassium, Vitamins (C and B6)

MILK POWDER

Produced by drying milk. This is the kind of preservation of milk. Thus improves its nutritional value because it is protected from microbial. Therefore, it is good in NUTRITION FOR CHILDREN.

For fans of flavored milk and chocolate milk useful information of Milk Nutrition Facts can be found: Calories in Chocolate and Flavored Milk

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