Should milk be drunk raw or after boiling, what does science say? You will be surprised to know the truth
Raw milk can easily come in contact with bacteria.
Over-boiling reduces many nutrients in milk.
Which Milk Is Better Raw Or Boiled: Protein, calcium, vitamin D, minerals, fatty acids are found in abundance in milk, but when we boil it, there is a lot of change in its nutritional value. In such a situation, some people believe that after boiling, many of its nutrients are lost and the quality of milk deteriorates. Whereas, bacteria grow rapidly in raw milk and can easily make you ill. Let us know how much truth is there in these things.
benefits of raw milk
healthline According to the WHO, it has been claimed that raw milk is more nutritious than boiled milk and is a better option for people with lactose intolerance, asthma, and autoimmune and allergic conditions. However, this is not completely true.
disadvantages of raw milk
Since, its pH, nutrients and water intake are very high, it can very quickly come in contact with bacteria, which can cause diseases by drinking. Researches have found that due to this raw milk can easily become poisonous and can make people ill. Especially pregnant women, children, elderly can fall ill after coming in contact with these bacteria.
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benefits of boiled milk
Research has found that when you boil milk, the nutrients present in it start changing. Boiling milk starts reducing the proteins and vitamins present in it. There are both advantages and disadvantages of drinking milk in this way. When you boil milk, it reduces riboflavin. Protein will be digestible, but you will get more amount of short and medium chain fat. Not only this, people who have lactose intolerance or are allergic to milk, they will not have any problem with boiled milk.
how to drink milk
After many researches, it was found that it would be better to drink milk only after boiling it. While boiling, keep in mind that heat the milk on low flame and turn it off as soon as it starts boiling. Boiling more can reduce its nutritional value, so avoid boiling milk for a long time or repeatedly.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 26, 2023, 05:40 IST