The Milk -Benefits
Milk is an ideal food for many people.Many believe it as a muscle builder .Milk and dairy products contains many nutrients and provide a quick and easy way of supplying these nutrients to the diet within relatively few calories.Milk contain protein,carbohydrate ,fat and other nutrients.Protein present in milk are of two types,whey and casein.80% of milk protein is in casein form and remaining 20% is whey protein.
Casein protein is digested slowly ,thus providing your body with long lasting supply of essential nutrients.Whey protein is absorbed at a faster rate.
In milk carbohydrate is present in the form of lactose.It is the only animal originated carbohydrate that you get other than honey.In addition to these milk has essential amino acids,vitamins,minerals and fat.
One cup of skim milk provides 8.35 grams of protein, 11.7 grams of carbohydrate and .4 gram of fat. The most prevalent amino is glutamic acid with 1.74 grams per cup. All the branched-chain amino acids are abundant: leucine .818 gram per cup, isoleucine .505 gram, and valine .559 gram. All five of the other essential amino acids are present in respectably balanced quantities, along with many nonessential ones.
Lactose, the primary carbohydrate in milk, is broken down to the simple sugars glucose and galactose in the small intestine. Many adults are somewhat deficient in the necessary digestive enzyme, lactase,they may feel uncomfortable after consuming it. If you don’t have lactose intolerance* then adding milk to your diet is a better option,as its one of the cheap source of protein.
*Symptoms often occur 30 minutes to 2 hours after having milk products.
- Abdominal bloating,
- Abdominal cramps,
- Gas ,
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