Dairy products are the products which are produced from or containing the milk of mammals from primarily cattle’s, water buffaloes, sheep, camel and humans. There are various types of dairy products such as Milk, whey proteins, curd, cheese, condensed milk, paneer, ghee, khoa etc.
In short any products which contain or are made from any process which includes milk are known as dairy products.
Everyone around the globe drinks milk and almost everyone knows the nutritional value of milk and therefore is one of the reason is a staple food in many countries. It contains variety of nutrients such as Vitamin A, B12, D, Calcium, carbohydrates, phosphorous, riboflavin etc. Milk deficiency can cause anemia, osteoporosis and other related illness.
Benefits of Dairy Products:
1. Source for Calcium:
Calcium protects from major chronic body ailments such as cancer, bone loss, pre-menstrual syndrome etc. it is essential for the bone creation which provides main structure of our body. There milk is provides least expensive, most readily sources of calcium in the market.
Water consists of 80% of our body and therefore is essential part for proper body functioning and it is stated that children should drink at least 6-8 glasses of water every day. Milk contains good quantity of water molecules which are really good for dehydration purpose.
3. Skin Care:
In early age, women used to bathe in the mixture of honey and milk which enabled them to maintain a soft and healthy skin and that’s why a lot of cosmetics today include the components of milk in them. Milk also helps to moisten the dry skin in winter.
4. Acidity reduction:
Consumption of milk products can help reduce the acidity from our body. Therefore a lot of times it is advice to drink cold milk which provides relief from acidity.
5. Prevents Cancer:
People having Colon Cancer get a huge relief from the consumption of milk. A new study also suggests that diet with dairy products may extend lives of people diagnosed with colon cancer.
6. Improving diet and vitamin intake:
Milk not only has vitamins and minerals but also helps improve our intake of vital minerals and vitamins. Instead of drinking soda, it is recommend drinking milk, since soda binds with calcium and makes it difficult to be absorbed and therefore milk helps in intake instead.