Thursday, July 2

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Harmful Microorganisms found in Milk
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Harmful Microorganisms found in Milk

Milk is a white liquid which is produced by the mammary glands of mammals (Wikipedia). A primary source of nutrition, it is said that milk is a complete food. Milk is consumed all over the world by almost every one. Be it any human being or any other mammal, milk is the first food that the infant consumes. Milk is completely packed with all required nutrients, minerals, proteins and vitamins which are very important for the growth and healthy functioning of our body. Along with these all required nutrients; milk is also full of microorganisms. There are several bacteria, pathogens and other microbes present in the milk which are very harmful if consumed. There are several harmful microorganisms found in milk if the milk is consumed untreated and can lead to serious problems. Milk is a ste...
Do you know raw milk is not good for health?
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Do you know raw milk is not good for health?

The milk which we buy from the shops, diary etc. is processed milk or we can say treated milk. But raw milk is the milk which hasn’t been treated in any way. Raw milk isn’t processed, there is no heating, and there is no separation or filtering of any kind. In simple words, raw milk is unpasteurised milk. Most of the health experts claim that the advantage which raw milk has, pasteurised milk also has the same advantages. From health point of view, raw milk or unpasteurised milk may not give extra benefits but it surely does carry health risks. As raw milk is unpasteurized milk, hence it is not treated or processed to remove any harmful bacteria present in it. It may contain several harmful microbes including Listeria, Cryptosporidium, Brucella, E.coli, Campylobacter etc. And these microbe...
Since childhood, we have been taught ‘Milk is complete food’
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Since childhood, we have been taught ‘Milk is complete food’

Milk is a Complete Food! It is first food of life. Milk is considered to be the best and complete food for everyone. One of the most important part of healthy diet, milk is every nutritious. Why milk is a complete food because it is rich in fat, protein, carbohydrates and all the known vitamins along with other minerals which are required essentially for a healthy body. We have our childhood memories connected with it. I remember the days when there used to be two glasses of milk every day; one in breakfast and other at the time of dinner. Milk would start the day and would finish the day as well. We all know how milk is produced. When I used to live at my maternal uncle’s, we used to have a several cows and buffaloes and milk & milk products were in ample amount at home. Our country, ...