TYPES OF MILK
By Nmami Agarwal
June 27, 2018
During grocery shopping, the most customary product, a consumer buys is milk. You’ll find that there are varieties of milk, some well-known, some less so. There are kinds of milk to suit different people and different dishes too. Don’t let the array of assortments scare you; they all contain 9 essential nutrients present in milk, the just different quantity of fat. If you want a variety of milk during breakfast or simply a non-dairy option which doesn’t taste like cardboard, here are the most delicious and healthiest options to choose from.
- BUFFALO MILK:
- It is one of the most nutritious types of milks because it is rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin A, and several other nutrients. Along with so many nutrients the health benefits are aplenty. Buffalo milk has proven to reduce heart problems by ensuring smooth blood flow. It increases bone strength, regulates blood pressure, boosts skin health and is a perfect way to increase muscle mass due to its high protein content.
- COW MILK:
Cow milk is packed with protein, Vitamin B & D along with antioxidants. It strengthens bones and teeth, prevents the onset of cardiovascular conditions & diabetes.It also aids in weight loss due to its capacity to fill you up for a longer period of time. Cow milk is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It is a remedy for everything, from gout to arthritis, respiratory issues and skin burns too.
- GOAT MILK:
Goat milk is rich in numerous vitamins & minerals such as vitamin A, B2 & D, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium. It is much easier to digest than cow or buffalo milk. It is high in calcium and fatty acids while being low in cholesterol. Goat milk absorbs nutrients better than cow milk and is beneficial for general polishing of skin. Not only does it keep the insides running great, it enhances beauty on the outside too.
It’s great lactose-free option and is made from low-fat almonds. Almond milk provides high energy, lipids, fiber, and protein. It contains minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphorus, zinc and vitamins like as vitamin C, B6 and riboflavin. It reduces blood pressure, maintains a healthy heart, strengthens muscles and kidney. Almond milk is also beneficial for skin health and vision. But most importantly, almond milk can be substituted for breast milk as well because it includes all the nutrients present in breast milk.
- SOY MILK:
Unfortified soymilk, extracted from soybeans is an excellent source of proteins for people who are lactose-intolerant. Soy milk offers varied health benefits such as, heart health improvement, relief from postmenopausal issues & osteoporosis, controls obesity and lowers bad cholesterol. Soy milk is a great source of fiber, protein, sugar, iron, magnesium phosphorus and vitamin B12, B6, C & D.
Here are a few healthy options to choose from. Different kinds of milk taste different too and you can choose from a variety depending on your needs. Next time you go grocery shopping, don’t forget to try out these alternatives which are just as healthy.