GOATS MILK BENEFITS
The health benefits of Goats Milk may include its potential ability to aid in weight loss, reduce inflammation, optimise digestion, improve the bio-availability of nutrients, strengthen bones, boost heart health, strengthen immunity, increase metabolism, prevent toxins from accumulation in the body and benefit overall health.
- Goats Milk contains and enormous amount of Zinc. Zinc is a vital mineral for the maintenance of healthy skin, wound healing. And is directly linked to innate and adaptive immunity.
- Goats butter is white because goats produce milk with yellow Beta Carotene converted to a colourless form of Vitamin A.
- Goat milk contains less cholesterol than cow’s milk, making it a healthier option overall.
- 65% of the global population drinks Goats milk over cow’s.
- Goats milk contains higher levels of Vitamin A than cow’s milk due to the fact that goats convert all carotenes to Vitamin A.
Goat Milk is not recommended for babies/infants under the age of 1 year.
This is due to the fact that Goats milk is extremely high in protein when compared to human milk or similar infant formula. The body must make lots of additional urine to expel the extra nutrition.
Goats milk naturally has small well emulsified fat globules. Which means the cream will stay in suspension for a longer time than cow’s milk. Therefore, it does not need to be homogenised. Eventually the cream will rise to the top of a period of a few days.
Dairy Goats in their prime (generally around the third to fourth lactation) will produce an average 2.7 to 3.5kg of milk daily, roughly 2.8 to 3.8 litres.
Goat milk cosmetic products are also on the rise worldwide. These include Goat milk soaps, hand lotion and bath products. These products are becoming very popular due to the natural anti-inflammatory nature of the milk. Mixed with other natural products such as oatmeal the benefits are undeniable. These products are now estimated to generate Multi-Billion dollars’ worth of annual revenue in the US and around the world.