Diet Diary: Desi cow milk safest variant

Change is key to human evolution but tampering with nature can cause unpredictable results. The same applies to our food, including milk and dairy. Industrialisation and increased demand for milk has led to cross-breeding, creating genetic variants.

Evidence linking A1 milk to ill-health is building up. These include conditions like type -1 diabetes, cardiovascular disease (IHD), delayed psychomotor development among children, autism, schizophrenia, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) auto-immune diseases, intolerances and allergies. There are certain people who are at a higher risk than others. Those with digestive disorders like stomach ulcers, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, Celiac disease, on long term medication or antibiotic treatment are at higher risk. This may also explain the growing sentiment against dairy and increased number of people opting for vegan diets.

Milk with A2 protein, on the contrary, is known to have several health benefits. In fact, the health benefits and virtues associated with dairy and milk in our traditional texts are accrued from the A2 milk. The milk variety has been shown to prevent obesity among children and adults, improve brain function, promote digestion and increase breast milk production in feeding mothers.Read more

Source web page :Indian Express

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