Essay On Importance Of Milk
Milk is one of the best beverages. It’s an important part of our diet. Doctors and dieticians’ advise us to have a glass of milk every morning and evening. We normally use the milk of cows, goats, and buffaloes but the milk of female elephants, mare, sheep milk is also used in some parts of our country and it is considered to be very useful.
Milk contains a number of nutrients and so is very good for health. A glass of milk provides all the necessary proteins and minerals. Those practicing yoga regularly should also have a glass of milk. Milk helps in increasing one’s height and energy. It is very important for the strengthening of bones. So it should be made an essential part of children’s diet. Milk also helps in improving our immune system.
We can also include different milk products in our diet. We can make kheer, paneer, khoa, curd, butter, buttermilk, ice cream, etc. from milk. Nowadays we get pasteurized and germ-free milk in plastic bags.
Milk should always be consumed when it is hot. Boiling kills the germs present in it. Some people like to have milk without heating it. Gandhiji always used to have goat milk as it is easy to digest. Mothers‘ milk is very good for the overall growth of an infant.
Milk when cooled down, a thick layer of cream is formed on the top. It can be used in various preparations. Having milk before going to bed at night can clear the problem of constipation. Washing hair with unheated raw milk and curd helps in controlling hair loss and also adds shine to your hair. They grow well and become healthy. Dandruff can be controlled.
Nowadays milk is also available in powdered form. This type of milk is easy to carry. Mix the milk powder with a small quantity of hot water and milk is ready for you. Thus milk is a very nutritious food. It can fulfill all the needs of our bodies.