Milk can be generally defined as the white liquid substance that can be produced by mammary glands in mammals.This is mainly used as a primary source for the months babies and mammals as they cannot able to digest other types of food items.Milk is the a liquid like substance that contain colostrum which is helpful in carrying parent antibodies to the child and reduces the risk from many diseases in the baby.It is enriched with many nutrients.
If we come to milk as a agricultural product, it is extracted from mammals during or soon after the pregnancy and is used as a source of food which is rich in nutrients for human beings.From all the parts around the world daily forms daily produce millions of tonnes of milk every day.As we all know that in India the consumption of milk is more it is also the worlds largest milk producer and it does not export or import milk.China and Russia are the largest importers of milk every day.There is a lot of demand not only for milk but also for the milk based products.Being a largest production and consumption it also provides large number of employment opportunities.Malnutrition and few cases can be reduced by increasing the production of milk all over the world.
Milk is considered as an important part of our diet.During young age the consumption will be more and it reduces gradually as we grow up.There is a thinking in few people in mind that it will add more fat to their diet so few people regret intake of it and some think that it is no longer needed and will avoid taking it.But actually there is no age limit or anything to ignore milk and it can be taken every time at whatever age we are as it is rich in vitamins, nutrients and it also has many benefits like
1. Glowing Skin
Milk is one of the best medicine for skin and makes it glow.In olden days Cleopatra used to take milk bath so taht it helped her for soft skin.We can take the same process or can also have a glass of milk daily by which we get its benefits.Many nutrients are present in milk that help it the skin to look the best.The lactic acid and enzymes that are present in milk help for smooth skin.The amino acids that keep the skin free from moisture are also present in milk.Milk can help prevent damage from environmental toxins because it has antioxidants.Not only direct taking of milk is advantageous but also milk based products are also good for skin.
2. Healthy Bones and Teeth
IN milk we can find large amount of calcium which is generally helpful for bones and teeth.This is not particular for children are growing and helps in bone development, but adults need to take milk as calcium is required for them to develop strong bones and to prevent osteoporosis.The calcium present in milk are useful to prevent tooth decaying and cavities.As the calcium to be absorbed by the body we need vitamin D which can be achieved by taking milk daily.
For the muscle development milk is a necessary product.It is advisable to take a glass of milk after workout to observe better results.During workout our body looses some of the fluids those fluids can be regained by taking milk after workout.
4. Weight Loss
According to few surveys and studies it is observed that the women who took low fat milk had loosen their weight than those who don’t take it.It is a great appetizer and it reduces body metabolism.It is better to take a glass of milk while our dinner or by having a fruit.
5. Low Stress
At the end of the day by having a glass of milk we can keep away the stress.Actually the reason is the warm milk we take in will help our tense muscles to relax and soothe frayed nerves.After you woke up early in the morning also it is advisable to take a cup of hot milk to relieve stress.
6. Healthy Body
To maintain healthy body it is necessary to take milk daily at whatever may be the age it is.Milk is having the properties that reduce the high blood pressure and relieves the risk of getting heart strokes.By taking milk we can reduce the cholesterol that is produced by liver and it acts an antacid.Eye related problems can be avoided as it contains the vitamins A and vitamin B.It is also seen that the risk of getting cancer can be lowered by taking a glass of milk.In market we can many varieties of milk like whole, low fat, 2%,and fat free.