World Milk Day: Enjoy Dairy Everyday

World Milk Day: Enjoy Dairy Everyday

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Milk is an integral part of our daily lives and is used in food and drink for thousands of years. Milk has become a center stone of everyone’s diet today.  Every year 1 June is dedicated to milk and recognized as World Milk Day. This year World Milk Day is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations established World Milk Day to recognize milk as global food and to celebrate how the dairy sector supports the livelihoods of billions of people.  First world milk day was observed in 2001.

Benefits of Milk

Milk is recommended as a complete health drink, due to the high concentration of protein and calcium that are extremely vital for the development and growth of our body. It is not necessary to have plain milk, you can combine milk with fruits, nuts, and make delicious shakes and smoothies.

Here are some wonderful health benefits of milk.

1.Healthy Bones

Milk contains calcium and a small amount of Vitamin D, which promotes strong and healthy bones and reduces the risk of osteopenia, osteoporosis, and osteoarthritis.

2. Good source of Protein

Milk is a high source of protein, which is important for growth and development, cellular repair, and immune system regulation. Casein and whey protein are two types of protein found in milk.

3. Energy Booster

When you have a tiring day, you need a little pick-me-up. A glass of ice-cold milk is perfect to boost your energy and revitalize you in no time.

4. Boosts immunity and relieves in cold and cough

Add ingredients like turmeric or nutmeg in warm milk, it will boost your immunity and will give you relief from sore throat and cold.

5. For Glowing Skin

Milk has essential vitamins and minerals that can make your skin soft, glowing, and supple. DIY face masks can be made with milk by adding Besan and masoor dal to have a glowing radiance.

This year due to COVID-19 world milk day organization has recommended hosting social media campaigns or online events instead of in-person events.

INFORMATION SOURCE: https://worldmilkday.org/

Disclaimer:  This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for a qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. Jugaadin.com does not claim responsibility for this information.

Shruti Jain

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