Living in the land of the sun, surf and the sea UAE to be specific camel milk is a common occurrence. Until the day that I read the local newspaper that a dairy is promoting camel milk in different flavors such as date, cardamom, rose, chocolate, saffron, and Laban, I was eager to know its health benefits. The paper further bragged that the camel milk is farm fresh, pasteurized and contains only a small amount of fat and natural fruit sugars.
Camel milk has been an integral part of the Bedouin, nomad and pastoral cultures for many centuries. Camel milk is a rich source of protein. It contains linoleic acid and polyunsaturated acids which are essential for human nutrition. It is low in lactose and is very useful for people suffering from lactose intolerance.
Camel milk is rich in vitamin C and has ten times higher amount of iron content than cow’s milk. It is easily digestible and boosts the overall immune system. Camel milk is a natural pro-biotic. It is low in fat and contains high amounts of calcium, and so it is ideal for pregnant women. It promotes the healthy growth of the embryo.
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The lactoferrin present in camel milk has antibacterial and antiviral properties. Camel milk contains high immunoglobin content and is low in cholesterol when compared to that of cow’s milk. Camel milk helps to control high blood pressure, and it is good for people suffering from arteriosclerosis and osteoporosis.
Research has shown that drinking 500ml of camel milk on a daily basis reduces the need for insulin medication by 30%. The reason behind this is camel milk contains insulin-like protein which is rapidly absorbed and does not coagulate.
Camel milk is very useful for people suffering from autism. There are several real life incidences where the people have felt marked improvement on the autistic behavior after drinking camel milk. Camel milk contains immunoglobins which reduce allergies in children. Researchers say that camel milk can control autoimmune diseases such as Crohn’s disease and multiple sclerosis. Camel milk is also very useful for people suffering from breast cancer. Well, you have read about the health benefits of camel milk hope you would enjoy the goodness of the rich camel milk.