Have you ever really sat down and thought about what milk actually does for your body? Well, it’s time you do. Milk have a wide variety of benefits apart from nutritional benefits that we know. Below are some of the tips you should know

1. Heartburn Eliminator

Imagine you are invited to a party, with all sought of delicious food you like. After taking the meals and enjoying yourself heartburn evolves out of your belly like a bush fire. To your surprise and unfortunately no medication is there around to help you. Luckily you notice a glass of milk on the table. That the remedy. Go for it. There are many foods that contain acids that cause people to experience heartburn. One of the simplest ways to alleviate this pain is drinking a glass of milk. Milk acts as a neutralizing medium. The cooling sensation and the thick consistency of milk helps to coat the esophagus and stomach lining and prevent heartburn.

2. Energy Booster

Out of many list of energy drinks different individual have, they miss to place milk which have many added advantage compared to other drink that we choose from. Milk is great in boosting your energy. When you’re struggling to get through the day and you need a little pick-me-up, reach for an ice cold glass of milk . You will feel revitalized in no time.

3. Weight Loss

Milk is protein in nature and thus has low levels of calories compared to carbohydrate products. The low calories level helps the body to take the essential nutrient living no room for storage of nutrient that can lead to weight gain. If you’re in search of a healthy snack, or fulfilling appetizer, drink a glass of milk. Studies have proven that women who drink milk daily are more likely to lose weight than women who do not drink milk.

4. Strong and Healthy Bones

It’s true that kids need to drink milk to increase bone health, in order to improve proper growth.This nutritious product which is mostly extracted from cows with a milking machine undergoes several processes before packaging and helps in developing strong and healthy bones. This helps in  preventing  osteoporosis that can cause rickets in kids.

5. Muscle Growth for workout

It’s a health recommendation from doctors and other learned folks that exercises helps to improve our health. But in the long run this exercises causes depiction of energy in as well as soreness of our muscle. The answer to this is milk. Milk greatly improving muscle growth. This is due to the protein found in milk. Drinking milk after workout will provides the body with essential nutrients needed to recover that lost energy and In addition, milk will helps to prevent muscles soreness and replenishes the fluids that were lost during physical activity.

6.Healthy gut bacteria

Milk can be used to make yogurt by fermenting milk with a yogurt culture. Yogurt help provides protein and calcium, and it may enhance healthy gut bacteria that aid in digestion. Some evidence proves that yogurt helps prevents UTIs by keeping “bad” bacteria from growing in the vagina.This was proven by scientist by demonstrating a urinalysis test using urinalysis test strips kit. Conclusion was that individuals taking yogurt were unlikely t contact UTIs compered to other who was not taking yogurt.




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    Biomedical laboratory Technologist

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    Dr. David  Nyoro is a board-certified  Biomedical Laboratory Technologist with more than 10  years of experience, now practicing in Kenya. He is an expert in operation, production and analysis of modern medical laboratory diagnostic tools and kits.