Milk – An Elixir of Life

Milk consumption has been an indispensable part of our diet. It won’t be wrong if we say that drinking milk is more than a diet; it’s a ritual. The life begins with it, infants depend completely on it and as the life progresses, and amount of it consumption becomes constricted to a glass. Several scientific studies have also proven the benefits of it for humans and their well-being like making bone stronger and maintaining its health. It’s very beneficial in treating osteoporosis, preventing fractures of weak bones and boosting immunity. Lets sus out some interesting nutritional facts about this magical white fluid. Milk at Pride of Cow Milk: This brand is a synonym of quality and a delightful experience for every milk lover. Pride of Cow Milk’s extraordinary and dairy products from grass grazed cows eating only high quality balanced feed and forage make it a nutritious and delicious treat for all. Pride of Milk farm Cows are given balanced and nutritious feed which increases the nutritional value of it and make it in omega 3 fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which have benefits for human health. The composition of Milk: It is loaded with several nutritious elements which are important for sustaining healthy and vigorous life. A brief overview of the chemical composition of it is: 1- Carbohydrate: carbohydrate composition milk is about 4.9%. And sugar in it is known as Lactose which is a disaccharide of glucose and galactose. 2-Milk Fat: It contains approximately 3.4% of total fat. It contains approximately 65% saturated, 30% monounsaturated, and 5% polyunsaturated fatty acids. Polyunsaturated fats include omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. 3-Milk Protein: Protein is an important source of energy and is required for the growth and repair of muscles and skin. It constitutes 3.3% of milk composition and contains all 9 essential amino acids required by humans. The two broad categories of milk proteins are casein and serum(whey) protein. 4-Vitamins: It contains both water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins which play a crucial role in maintaining body functions. The water-soluble vitamins in milk are thiamin (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), niacin (vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), vitamin B12 (cobalamin), vitamin C, and folate. Milk is a good source of thiamin, riboflavin and vitamin B12. The fat-soluble vitamins are A, D, E, and K. 5-Minerals- Milk comprises 67% of calcium, 35% of magnesium and 44% of phosphorus along with the good source of potassium, selenium, and zinc. 6-Enzymes like lipases, proteases. Nutritional value of Cow Milk (whole milk) per 100 g Energy-252KJ Water-88.32g Carbohydrates-5.26g Sugar-5.26g Lactose-5.26g Fats-3.25g Saturated-1.865g Polyunsaturated-0.195g Monosaturated-0.812g Protein-3.22g Tryptophan-0.05g Threonine-0.143g Isoleucine-0..165 Leucine-0.265g Lysine-0.140g Methionine-0.075g Cystine-0.017g Vitamins- Vitamin A-46 microgram Thiamine B1-0.044mg Riboflavin B2-0.183mg Vitamin B12-0.45 microgram Choline-14.3mg Vitamin D3-2IU Calcium-113mg Magnesium-10mg Potassium-132mg Sodium-43mg A comparison of the nutritional value of different cow’s milk gives us a detailed account of the percentage of the various constituents present in it so that we can choose it according to our need. 1-Whole Milk- A cup of milk contains Energy-149 calories Fats-7.9g Saturated-4.6g Protein-7.7g Calcium-276mg 2-Low Fat Milk Energy-122 calories Fat-4.8g Saturated-3.1 Protein-8.1g Calcium-293g 3-Skimmed Milk- Energy-83 calories Fat-0.2g Saturated-8.3g Calcium- 500 IU Now after knowing so many nutritional elements present in it, it’s time to make a major boost to your milk intake to make life healthier. Relish Pride of cow’s milk as we strive to produce high-quality, wholesome milk that gives you and your family a joy of living a healthy life. Make your Milk memories with Pride of cows.

Author Since: Mar 09, 2021

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