Usually, people believe in drinking boiled milk regularly in the morning and night. But are they aware of the amazing raw milk benefits?
No, Most of the people are not aware of the raw milk benefits.The milk which is fetched from a cow, goat, etc. without pasteurisation (killing harmful and unwanted bacteria or germs) is raw milk. In ancient time, people did not boil, and pasteurised milk and thus had got ill and grabbed by different diseases due to the presence of harmful and unwanted bacteria or germs as they did know about the process of pasteurisation, and after the arrival of Britishers, under their influence, they had learnt about it.
The heating of milk to 72° C for the period of 15 seconds is termed as Pasteurization. Raw milk, which is characterised by many ill-effects has many benefits also.
Raw Milk Benefits:
The raw milk benefits are discussed in the following manner:
• Raw milk proves to be more nutritious if compared to pasteurised milk.
• Intake of pasteurised milk causes digestive disorder while it is not the case of raw milk.
• Raw milk comes with delicious flavour.
• Raw milk is used for medicinal purposes.
• The usage of raw milk on skin proves to be beneficial for it (skin).
• The intake of raw milk reduces weight.
• Another benefit of raw milk is, it is good for bones if compared to pasteurised milk.
Ill-effects Of Raw Milk:
The intake of raw milk causes diseases like E.coli and Salmonella by which diarrhoea, vomiting, abdominal pain and nausea occur. People who drink raw milk need to be hospitalised frequently.
It is very dangerous for pregnant women as its ill-effects are instant for them and causes catastrophic symptoms by which organs like lungs, skin, brain, bowels, kidney and heart get affected. It also causes food-borne illness which causes vomiting and cramps in stomach and also causes paralysis, kidney failure and death.
The Attitude of People:
Today raw milk is not prevalent as people are influenced by a foreign culture which prefers pasteurised milk as they do not know about the raw milk benefits. It is used in making milkshakes and ice-cream produced in restaurants and other places of refreshment.
It has certain advantages and disadvantages, so it depends on we people how to take it, as a boon or as a threat. As for some people, its intake is suitable, or for other people, its intake is not suitable. The people belonging to rural areas prefer it as a daily diet.
Today parents are possessive about their children when they heard about any single disadvantage of raw milk; they use to avoid its usage. Raw milk is considered as the product of the ancient time which is taken due to lack of knowledge on raw milk benefits and the process of pasteurisation. People do not take the risk of the fact whether it is suitable for health or not; they just only prefer pasteurised milk.
Thus, if we take raw milk in a proper quantity and by taking advice from the doctor regarding its intake, then it proves to be a boon, not a threat.