Important facts about milk. Drinks with milk


Important facts about milk.
Drinks with milk



30 important facts about milk


"Drink, children, milk, you will be healthy!" - we know this from childhood. Milk was considered a panacea for many diseases in ancient times, although in Neolithic times adults could not drink it.


1. The cow gives milk to satiate the calf. After calving, she gives milk for 10 months, then she is inseminated again and the process repeats.


2. Milk is a self-sufficient product. Contrary to popular belief, milk is not a drink, but a food. People still say "to eat milk".


3. In India, milk is rarely consumed in its pure form. It is usually mixed with spices. For example, with turmeric.


4. Milk is a product of long-livers. When Azerbaijani long-lived man Medzhid Agayev, who has crossed the hundred and forty-year boundary, was asked what he eats, he named milk, brynza, plain sourdough and vegetables.


5. Less than 50% of adults today can drink milk. The rest have lactose intolerance of varying intensity. In ancient times, during the Neolithic period, adults could not drink milk. They didn't have the gene for lactose digestion. It appeared over time due to a genetic mutation.


6. Mare's milk contains a lot of lactose and few proteins and fats, which makes it easier to digest than cow's milk. It also has more vitamins A and C. Mare's milk is recommended for gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, dysbacteriosis and various female diseases.


7. Goat's milk has a sweeter taste than cow's milk, it has a higher content of vitamins, proteins and substances such as albumin and globulin. Goat's milk can be absorbed without bile - this process takes place through the venous network, bypassing the lymphatic capillaries.


8. Sheep's milk is richer in protein and fat content than cow's milk. True, sheep are susceptible to such a disease as brucellosis, and therefore their milk should be boiled before use. Sheep's milk is effective in anemia, memory loss and poor appetite.


9. Buffalo milk is extremely thick and fatty, it contains a large amount of minerals and proteins. Buffalo milk is most useful in diseases of the respiratory system.


10. Camel milk is the closest in composition to cow's milk. It can enhance male potency, improve vision, strengthen immunity.


11. Milk is an excellent fighter against insomnia - this is the result of the sedative effect of the product on the nervous system. A glass of warm, even better steamed milk with honey an hour before bedtime - a great remedy for insomnia.


12. In cosmetology, milk has long been used. Especially it is famous for its rejuvenating properties. It is known that Cleopatra every morning washed her face with milk and regularly took milk baths. Skin after such procedures becomes soft and silky. In cosmetology mainly use cow's milk, goat's milk, coconut milk, as well as milk of one-humped camel. It has already been proven that amino acids contained in milk are able to remove the layer of dead cells - this rejuvenates the skin and prevents premature aging. Milk lacto-enzymes moisturize the skin well, giving it more firmness and elasticity.


13. The useful properties of milk were discovered by scientists from the University of Adelaide. It turns out that milk protein affects fungal diseases of plants to no lesser extent than chemical fungicides. In particular, we are talking about such a disease as mildew of grapes. Infection of grapes occurs from spores overwintering in fallen leaves, vine trimmings and berries. The fungus has a negative effect on wine quality. Fungicides are by no means harmless chemicals - they kill not only the fungus but also beneficial insects, moreover, in hot weather fungicides can burn the fruit and leaves of the grapes. Therefore, a remedy based on milk is an excellent alternative to the chemical. Its recipe is simple: 30 grams of milk or whey are diluted with 1 liter of water. 300 liters of this mixture is enough for 1 hectare of vineyard. Spraying should be done once every half a month, and by mid-summer the norm should be increased to 500 liters per hectare.


14. In Jewish tradition it is forbidden to eat dairy products together with meat. Kashrut forbids "boiling a goat in the milk of its mother". This is justified since meat and milk are poorly digested.


15. Recent studies, particularly those of Dr. Campbell, author of the famous book "The Chinese Study" show that milk does not protect against osteoporosis. Milk protein acidifies the blood, which contributes to the rapid leaching of calcium from the bones, making them even more brittle. Excess calcium in the blood, the body "attaches" to the kidneys, lungs and brain in the form of rounded calcinates.


16. The fact that milk can sour in a thunderstorm is not a myth. Biochemists have found out that the rapid souring of milk in a thunderstorm is blamed on long-wave electromagnetic pulses, which are able to penetrate any substance.


17. Wash dishes after milk first in cold water and then in hot water. If you immediately treat the dishes with hot water, the milk protein becomes viscous, sticky and poorly washed from the walls of the dishes.


18. According to Ayuveda milk is a product of the highest goodness. Many people in India eat only cow's milk once a day at 12 o'clock in the afternoon, at the time of the strongest "fire" of digestion.


19. cow's milk proteins are able to bind toxins in the body. Therefore, to this day, people working in harmful industries receive free milk.


20. To get a kilogram of natural butter, you will need 21 liters of milk. A kilogram of cheese is obtained from 10 liters of milk.


21. At the end of the 18th and beginning of the 19th centuries, milk was a source of infection of people with tuberculosis. Pasteurization of the product helped to stop the spread of tuberculosis through milk and thus contain the tuberculosis epidemic.


22. Lenin wrote letters to freedom in prison with milk. The milk became invisible as it dried. The text could be read by heating a sheet of the letter over a candle flame.


23.The fattest milk is milk from seals (fat content more than 50%) and whales (fat content about 50%). The most "lean" milk is that of mares and donkeys. Cow's milk usually contains 85-95% water, with fats, proteins and carbohydrates making up the remainder.


24. Manually, farmers could milk up to 6 cows per hour. With a milking machine, up to 100 cows per hour could be handled.


25. Scientists believe that milk was consumed 10-11 thousand years ago, after sheep and goats were domesticated in the Middle East. And 9000 years ago in Turkey for the first time began to graze and cows.


26. Milk is also used as a cleaning agent. It can be used to remove ink stains and wipe mirrors and gilded frames.


27. Cow's milk is used to make three useful and widely used products in Vedic cooking: ghee (butter), fresh cheese (paneer) and yogurt (dahi).


28. The digestibility of milk in the human body is 98%.


29. In "The Complete and Universal Household Healing Book" by G. Bukhan, translated and published in Moscow in 1780, milk is mentioned as the best remedy, along with vegetables, for the treatment of scurvy.


30. Milk contains about 80 mineral elements necessary for normal growth and development of the body, such as: potassium, sodium, calcium, phosphorus, sulfur, iron, copper, cobalt, chromium, zinc, magnesium, lithium, iodine, fluorine, silver and others. Milk contains fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, K and water-soluble vitamins C, PP, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, H and others, as well as enzymes, hormones, immune bodies.