One of the most useful dairy products that is rich in calcium and phosphorus is milk. Consumption of milk increases bone density and conducts nerve currents. In this article, we will introduce you to the health benefits of milk.
“Milk is the best food source of calcium and phosphorus,” said the nutrition expert in charge of health at Zanjan University of Medical Sciences.
“Esmat Abbasi” in an interview with ISNA reporter, noting that milk is a complete and nutritious drink that is used in various ways in meals and snacks, said: “Today, per capita milk consumption in any society is one of the most important indicators of development.” is included in.
He continued: “Milk is the only known food in nature that meets many of the body’s needs in a balanced way.” About 90% of its weight is water. Contains energy, protein, fat, sugar, lactose and vitamins such as vitamin A. Some B vitamins. This drink is one of the best food sources of calcium and phosphorus.
The official added: “By drinking a glass of milk a day, approximately 12 to 15 percent of protein, 30 percent of calcium, more than 30 percent of vitamin B12 and 25 percent of vitamin B2 are provided to an adult.”
The expert in charge of nutrition of Zanjan University of Medical Sciences stated: Milk is one of the richest sources of calcium and phosphorus. Getting enough of these minerals is essential for the growth, strength and health of bones and teeth. Adequate calcium also plays a role in bone health, nerve conduction, muscle contraction, enzymatic activity and blood pressure control in addition to affecting bone health.
He added: “Regular use of calcium-rich food sources is effective in reducing the accumulation of fat in the body and helps prevent obesity in childhood and later ages.” The natural compounds in milk improve the function of the immune system and protect the respiratory system, heart and arteries by neutralizing toxins in air pollution conditions.
Abbasi pointed out: Milk is a good source of animal protein with high nutritional value and its consumption helps to provide the protein needed daily, especially in children and adolescents.
“Daily and regular consumption of calcium sources can reduce the risk of some cancers, such as colon and breast cancer,” he said. Milk is a good source of B vitamins, and daily consumption of low-fat drinks is effective in preventing cardiovascular disease.
Source / ISNA