It is known that lots of adults can not properly digest cow’s milk. For many of them, a solution is to stop eating all dairy products. But why deprive oneself from the tasteful cheeses? Goat’s milk dairy products are a good alternative for many reasons.
First of all, compounds of goat’s milk have shown properties to help fight inflammations, especially inflammatory bowel diseases. Because goat’s milk has also small fat globules, this milk is easier to digest than cow’s milk. Furthermore, goat’s milk is lower in lactose which makes it a good option for lactose intolerant people who loves good cheeses or yogurts. Thanks to goat’s milk, there can be less upset stomach as it causes minimal stress on the digestive process.
This milk is rich in vitamins, magnesium and other minerals that are necessary for a good health. Goat’s milk is a very good metabolic agent, meaning it boots the utilization of minerals like calcium and magnesium. The milk’s fat is better for the heart by balancing fatty acids in the body and regulating cholesterol. Studies have shown that goat’s milk can help reduce anxiety thanks to conjugated linoleic acid and its influence in brain development. Others have shown that goat’s milk can help increase the uptake of iron, which is essential for people struggling with anemia. The fatty acids and pH level of goat’s milk are good for the skin and the hair too.
Thanks to its high content of vitamin D and calcium, more than in cow’s milk, goat’s milk helps strengthened the bones. The milk also prevents from bones’ demineralization which is faster for women after menopause.
Finally, goat’s milk is closer in composition to human breast milk than cow’s milk. Human bodies are able to get more nutrients out of the milk. That is why it is good for children and less allergenic.