The Nutritional value and Health Benefits of Goat Milk

Health Benefits of Goat Milk
The Nutritional value and Health Benefits of Goat Milk - Base on the Journal of American Medicine, goat's milk is known the most complete food. It contains vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, chemical elements, enzymes, proteins, and fatty acids that our body easily exploited. In fact, our body can digest goat's milk in just 20 minutes, compare with 2-3 hours it takes to digest cow's milk…

Goat’s milk is milk that is most like mother's milk in terms of composition, nutrition, and natural chemical properties. This makes goat milk to be the ideal food for weaning children. Glycerol ethers are much higher in goat milk than in cow's milk also makes some doctors recommend it for the nutritional care of newborns..

Symptoms such as indigestion, vomiting, colic, diarrhea, constipation and respiratory problems can be eliminated when goat's milk given to infants. Even so, if you have an infant under three years old and want to give goat's milk as an alternative to infant formula, consult with your doctor first.

The Nutritional value of Goat Milk

Nutritional value of Goat Milk
                                                                     source: whfoods.com
Goat milk is one of the best nutrition to rebuild brain tissue, the cells of the body, the nervous system, and mental abilities. Goat's milk is beneficial for health because it has a complete protein of any type of essential amino acids without the fat content as in the cow's milk. Goat’s milk is easier to digest. People who are allergic to cow's milk can drink goat milk with no problems. Allergy to cow's milk can be found in people who have conditions such as chronic ear infections, asthma, eczema, and arthritis. Drinking goat's milk can reduce the symptoms of these diseases.

So, here is some health benefits associated with the consumption of pure goat milk:
  1. Goat milk contains fatty acids such as caprylic and capric acids are highly antimicrobial. They really kill the bacteria used to test for the presence of antibiotics in cow's milk.
  2. Goat milk is a rich source of minerals selenium as a nutrient needed to boost antibody and immunity and as antioxidants.
  3. Goat's milk does not suppress the immune system.
  4. Goat milk alkalinize the digestive system. This milk contains alkali base so it does not produce acids in the intestinal system.
  5. Goat milk is less allergenic - it does not contain milk protein complex that stimulates allergic reactions such as cow's milk.
  6. Goat's milk helps raise the pH of the blood flow.
  7. Goat's milk does not cause the mucus and not stimulate the defense response of the human immune system. 
Consume goat's milk is generally increased life expectancy

The fact from a study of people aged over 100 years in 90 countries such as Margaret Patton, who died at age 137, Jonathan Hartop which runs nine miles a day at age 136 and lived to 138 years, Thomas Parr who lived 152 years and Peter Czartin from Austria live to 184 years, revealing that they are diligent drink goat's milk. It is said that Mahatma Gandhi could soon fit again after a long fasting from drinking goat's milk. 

So, that’s the nutritional value and health benefits of goat milk. Not a bad idea to replace cow milk with goat milk. I hope this article helpful to you and please leave a comment below.


Sanjeev said...

great informations. But article does not talk about some vitamins which is absent in goat milk and is critical for baby growth.

Foody said...

Thanks for your suggestions Sanjeev, looks like i miss some point here...

Lorraine Nolan said...

does this mean you can use it if you have problems with breastfeeding? That would be a great way out.

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