Milk is one of the oldest natural beverages and is known as the “white blood”, so its importance to the human body can be imagined. Milk is rich in minerals, such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, copper and manganese, etc. The most rare thing is that milk is the best source of calcium for human body, and the ratio of calcium to phosphorus is very appropriate, which is beneficial to the absorption of calcium.
Nowadays, with the continuous development of society, people’s living standards are getting higher and higher, and milk is gradually becoming a necessary beverage for every household, especially for the elderly and children at home, drinking milk has become an essential thing.
What are the benefits of drinking milk?
- Beauty and skin care
Milk has a protective effect on the skin, many of the ingredients can make the skin smooth and soft, increase elasticity, reduce wrinkles, some cosmetic skin care products also have milk and its products, participate in the direct massage with milk to wash the face, also has a whitening and softening effect.
- Reduce blood pressure
Studies around the world have confirmed that calcium intake from the diet helps to reduce blood pressure, children from childhood adhere to drink milk, not only to prevent the occurrence of high blood pressure in childhood, but also to prevent them from developing high blood pressure in adulthood.
- Sedative and hypnotic
The hypnotic effect of milk has been universally recognized at home and abroad, a glass of warm milk before bedtime can make people get comfortable sleep overnight, especially for people who should not wake up and fall asleep again, the effect is very good.
- Anti-ulcer disease
Milk contains a surface-active fat molecule, which is an effective component of anti-ulcer disease and has a good therapeutic effect for patients with peptic ulcers and chronic gastritis. Gastric ulcer bleeding and other causes of gastric bleeding also have some hemostatic effect by drinking chilled milk.
- Prevent tooth decay
Milk contains a kind of peptide that can prevent tooth decay. This natural substance can not only be used as an additive to prevent food and drinks, but also can repair damaged teeth, add this substance in chocolate and candy, and don’t worry about eating bad teeth.
- Anti-cancer and anti-cancer
Milk is rich in calcium, magnesium and vitamin a, vitamin D, help adults to prevent colorectal cancer, the sugar in milk can also prevent cancer cells attached to normal cells, have the effect of inhibiting the spread of tumors.
- Lower cholesterol
Drinking milk not only does not increase cholesterol, but can lower cholesterol in the body, because milk contains whey acid that can inhibit and excrete cholesterol in the body, and the milk factor contained in milk can inhibit the synthesis of cholesterol and reduce the cholesterol content in the blood, which has a certain preventive effect on high blood lipids and atherosclerosis.
Why is it not recommended for women to drink milk every day?
We can learn that drinking milk is really good for the human body, especially for menopausal women, when the body’s estrogen is greatly reduced calcium loss, very easy to osteoporosis, by drinking milk can effectively replenish calcium, thus playing a role in the prevention of osteoporosis.
The milk contains more high protein, excessive intake will cause indigestion, diarrhea and other problems, while too much protein intake will also lead to obesity, so women in the usual milk must pay attention to the appropriate amount.
Drinking milk bearing in mind these points, the health benefits
- should not drink milk on an empty stomach
Fasting body is in a hungry state, the demand for energy stage. At this time to drink milk will be protein when carbohydrates into heat and consumption. In the stomach for a short time, soon excreted to the intestines, is not conducive to digestion and absorption.
- Do not eat with acidic food
About 1 hour before and after drinking milk, should not eat acidic fruits, because once the proteins in milk meet with fruit acids, coagulation will occur, thus affecting the digestion and absorption of milk.
- Do not add sugar when the milk is just boiling
The lysine contained in milk can react with fruit acids under heating conditions to produce toxic fruit acid based lysine. Therefore, boiled milk should be left to cool slightly before adding sugar to drink.
What should I do if my milk has expired?
- Expired milk, diluted with water, can be used to wipe the wooden floor, will make the floor shiny as new.
- Expired milk can be used to water flowers, but not too often, once every few months.
- Wipe the surface of shoes with a rag with expired milk, wait until it is dry, then wipe with a dry rag, it will make the shoes as fresh as new.
- expired milk can be wiped leather furniture, may repair cracks.