Remember sporting a white milky moustache after guzzling down a glass of milk as a kid?
Such a fond memory associated to an unknowingly healthy habit. Milk has all the vital components required for the growth and functioning of human body. It is almost a super food that provides the body with every important component supplied in just one glass. Right from the head to the toe, milk is beneficial to every part of the body.
As kids, our fondest memory is that of our mother forcing down the glass of milk in the morning before school. As a part of growing up, that glass of milk has now turned into a cup of tea or coffee. What we have forgotten is how essential it is for us to have a glass of pure, fresh milk in the day. The high nutrients value is more than enough to compensate for the fast moving life we live as adults.
Milk and milk products are highly valued in our regional cuisine as well. Use of ghee, curd and paneer on special occasions brighten up the festivities. Every by product of milk also has high nutritional value. Who can forget the creamy taste of fresh paneer in thick rich gravy or a salty dahi raita with pulav.
We at Chitale Bandhu are very passionate when it comes to our dairy products. Over the years, we have embraced the use of technology to keep our cows mooing with happiness. Happy cows produce great milk and quality products make you happy. So we have employed better techniques to keep this source of your happiness healthy. Health benefits of milk start right from your external appearance to the core of your bone structure.
Milk provides you with vitamins and minerals that strengthen your hair follicles and make them shine. It makes the skin glow which makes your appearance look naturally healthy. When you look good and feel healthy, you automatically feel confident. One of the most important nutrient important for human body is calcium. Calcium is vital to the body right from the growing age throughout the lifetime. In growing period, calcium is important for the growth and strength of the bones and the formation of healthy teeth.
As the years pass, body requires calcium due to the wear and tear of bone tissues. So milk is as important to a growing child as it is to a full grown human. One of the best food choices for the health of your teeth is milk. Milk provides high amount of calcium, phosphorus and iodine needed to remineralise teeth and to make them sharp and strong. The casein protein in milk forms a thin film on the enamel surface, which helps prevent loss of calcium and phosphate when the teeth are exposed to acids in the mouth or in foods and drinks. Thus, it helps prevent tooth decay and cavities. It also makes the jaw bones strong. To enjoy strong teeth, drink milk without adding sugar. Also, try to drink milk between meals for overall oral health.
Being in a tropical weather region, dehydration is a common problem due to the dry heat that we suffer. Along with water, milk is a top choice to refuel your body and keep it hydrated throughout the day. Drinking milk after exercising helps rehydrate the body quickly and replenish electrolytes that have been depleted during exercise. Remaining properly hydrated all day long helps your vital organs to function properly and balance the hormonal functions in the body.
Stress is one of the main causes of sleep deprivation. Many people toss around in their bed and find it really difficult to sleep properly when under stress. A glass of warm milk before going to bed can help you sleep better. Milk contains the amino acid that helps induce drowsiness.The body converts this amino acid into the neurotransmitter called serotonin that makes you sleepy. Plus, milk is a good source of calcium which also works as an effective natural sleep aid. It helps the brain produce the sleep-inducing substance melatonin. The next time you are feeling