Milk saturates the body with vitamins and calcium, and also can reduce blood pressure and weight.
Milk contains a lot of calories and saturated fat, but at the same time it is rich and key nutrients: protein, calcium, magnesium, folic acid, B vitamins and vitamins A, D and E. While the use of low-fat dairyproducts is significantly reduced calorie intake, saturated fat and cholesterol, whereas the protein, calcium, and most other vitamins and minerals remain high.
Why dairy products should be included in the diet
- in low-fat milk, yogurt, cottage cheese, and low fat cheese contains large amounts of protein and calcium.For example, one cup of nonfat yogurt makes up one third of the daily calcium intake norms and amounts to 17% of the daily dose of protein.Calcium increases bone density and regulates body weight.
- Many milk producers enrich their products with vitamin D. The human body itself can produce vitamin D, provided that the person receives a sufficient dose of sunlight.People who live in th
e Nordic countries or for some reason do not get enough sun in daily life, it is necessary to use additional vitamin D . easy way to get a daily allowance of this vitamin is to include in the diet of vitamin-enriched low-fat dairy products.
- Milk lowers blood pressure.Researchers from Spain, analyzing the state of health of more than 5 thousand. Man have confirmed that those who consumed fat dairy products (mainly skim milk) were 54% less likely to develop hypertension within two years, compared with thosewhose diet includes small kolichstvo low-fat dairy products.
- examining data 827 men and women, Iranian researchers have found that they consume low-fat dairy products (milk, yogurt and cheese) have a narrow waist, and the risk of developing metabolic syndrome, diabetes and heart disease have reduced significantly.