5 Untold Things About Milk That We All Must Know!

The nutritional value of the milk is pretty much known to everyone. It's a proven fact that having a glass of milk everyday improves our immunity system and keeps the diseases at bay.

NDTV Food  |  Updated: March 30, 2018 09:43 IST

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5 Untold Things About Milk That We All Must Know!
Highlights
  • India is known to be the largest milk producer in the world
  • A glass of milk everyday improves our immunity system
  • Milk help us to get rid of stress and fatigue
India is known to be the largest milk producer in the world, especially buffalo milk. However, you can find other varieties of milk in Indian market like cow milk, goat milk and camel milk that are consumed in heavy quantity every day. The nutritional value of the milk is pretty much known to everyone. It's a proven fact that having a glass of milk everyday improves our immunity system and keeps the diseases at bay. But, if you don't fancy drinking plain milk, there are other ways to consume milk like curd, cheese, butter, ice cream, paneer, or flavoured milk.  According to Consultant Nutritionist Dr. Rupali Datta, "Milk is a rich source of protein Tryptophan, which is known to boost sleep hormone Melatonin. This protein enhances our sleep cycle that keeps us healthy and active. Also, a consumption 500-600mls of milk every day can prevent gastric problems." With such great known qualities of milk, let's find out five untold things that we didn't know about milk.
  • Milk reduces stress and tiredness. It does help us to get rid of stress and fatigue. It produces serotonin and melatonin in our body, known to enhance our goodnight's sleep.
  • Milk is mostly water and the creamy texture that we see comes from the vitamins, proteins and carbohydrates and fats. 
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Milk is mostly water and the creamy texture that we see comes from the vitamins, protiens and fats

  • Adding soya powder to milk, or having soya milk, will help you to stay fit. A glass of soya milk has fewer calories, less sodium, less sugar and less saturated fat than the same glass of cow milk.
  • Consumption of one glass of cold milk helps in preventing acidity. Better still; eat an ice cream only if you are not susceptible to cold
  • Presence of conjugated linoleic acid, which can be found in dairy products, is an effective supplement that may help in reducing body fat.
 
Well, now you know some of the hidden facts about milk so go and start sharing it with your friends!Disclaimer:

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