World Milk Day 2021: Milk Can Offer You These Many Nutrients Other Than Calcium
On the occasion of World Milk Day 2021, here's a list of important nutrients milk can offer to your body other than calcium.
World Milk Day 2021: Milk is a good source of calcium, protein and vitamin b12
- World Milk Day is observed on 1 June
- Milk can offer good amount of calcium and other essential nutrients
- You can add milk to different foods and drinks
World Milk Day, observed on June 1 tries to highlight the importance of milk as a global food and celebrates the dairy sector. Milk is widely consumed in India. Since childhood, the importance of drinking milk is stressed enough for the better development of bones and teeth. Milk and other dairy products are popular sources of calcium which is responsible for the formation and maintenance of bones. Not many are aware of the other benefits that this nutritious drink can offer to your body. On the occasion of World Milk Day 2021, here's a list of important nutrients milk can offer to your body other than calcium.
World Milk Day 2021: Important nutrients milk can offer to your body
Drinking milk can offer you good quality proteins. These are essential for the body to function and assist in the formation and repair of tissues. As per studies, drinking milk is also linked with a lower risk of age-related muscle loss.
Your body requires fat in some quantities. Whole milk contains fat. Those trying to lose weight often choose fat-free milk and other dairy options.
3. Vitamin B 12
Vitamin B12 is generally found in animal-based food sources. Vitamin B12 plays an important role in improving your mental health. It also reduces the risk of macular degeneration. Vegetarian can add milk to diet for better intake of vitamin B12.
Dairy products including milk can offer you a good amount of potassium. This micronutrient plays a role in improving heart health and lowers blood pressure.
So not just calcium, you can enjoy these many nutrients by drinking milk regularly.
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