13 Benefits to Drinking Milk Everyday

 Woman drinking milk 

Milk is full of nutrients that our body requires to operate properly. It contains vitamins, calcium, carbohydrates, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, protein, riboflavin and zinc.

Here are some of the benefits gained from drinking milk:

1. Migraines:

Milk has been proved to help reduce the effects of migraine headaches.

 

2. Milk Helps You Lose Weight:

Even milk that has not been skimmed or fat-reduced may have a slimming effect. A number of studies have shown that people actually lose fat if they increase their milk intake. The studies are still a bit controversial.

 

3. Muscles:

Some new research with weight lifters has shown that milk helps build more muscle and at the same time actually lose fat! Another study showed that milk is more beneficial and effective for recovery after an intense workout than even sports drinks. High performance athletes are now drinking milk as part of their daily routines straight after intense workouts for muscle recovery and growth.

 

4. Protein:          

If you are looking to add some more protein to your diet, drink a glass of milk. Each glass contains about 8.1 g of protein, which is important for building amino acids in the body.

 

5. Cardiovascular Health:        

Drinking milk will also help lower blood pressure and aid in general heart health.

 

6. Bone Health:

An obviously known fact is that calcium is important for bone health and is especially important for children, whose bones are still growing.

 

7. Milk Helps You Stay Healthy:

Studies have shown milk to be beneficial for kidney and heart disease. Furthermore, it may help reduce the risk of stroke and colon cancer. Milk also has some anti-inflammatory properties that may help alleviate the suffering of people with digestive inflammatory diseases. It is thought that the protein, vitamin D, magnesium and calcium content gives milk these additional health benefits.

 

8. Osteoporosis:              

Consuming milk regularly can greatly reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

 

9. Teeth:

Drinking milk can protect teeth from decays and cavity problems.

 

10. Heartburn:

Milk is a very good antacid! Drinking a glass of milk when you experience heartburn can calm your esophagus from inflammation. Drinking milk regularly will prevent heartburn and other gastric problems.

 

11. Nails:

The calcium and vitamins in milk helps nails & hair grow strong and shiny.

 

12. Sleep:

Drinking a hot glass of milk before bedtime can soothe your nerves and relax your tense muscles putting you off to sleep immediately.

 

13. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS):

Milk drastically reduces PMS symptoms.

 

 Source: Kouhl.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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