pienas-800Milk is a very valuable food product, which contains all nutrients and bioactive substances necessary to human body. It has all easy digestable nutrients, vital for body growth: fat, proteins, carbohydrates and minerals. In adddition, milk contains other ingredients, important to our body: vitamins, enzymes, organic acids. It has been found that milk and dairy products contain more than 200 various ingredients necessary for the cells in the human body to renew and and to obtain energy: proteins, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, vitamins A, B6, B12, C, E, H, PP.

Vitamins B6 and B12 found in milk and dairy products stimulate body growth, strengthen nerve fibers, which play a significant role in blood composition; vitamin C strengthens human defence system, helps to absorb iron. Milk is an important source of vitamin A, which is necessary to make eyesight stronger, body growth and other functions.

Calcium is vital for human body since it helps to build and strengthen the skeletal system, milk proteins stimulate the formation of new cells. Proteins consist of all amino acids, necessary for a human body, a part of them are of special value, because the body is not able to produce them itself.

Dietitians often recommend eating dairy products for breakfast because nutrients, vitamins and minerals gained at breakfast bring more benefits when absorbed.

Did you know
that a glass of milk contains a big part of the necessary vitamins recommended to use on daily basis:

  • 20% of vitamin B12,
  • 20% of phosphorus,
  • 20% of calcium,
  • 11% of necessary norm of protein,
  • 7.5% of vitamin A,
  • about 5-6% of vitamin B1 and B6,
  • 3,3% of vitamin C,
  • microelements: zinc, iron, selenium.

It should not be forgotten that body needs a varied diet: bread, meat, fruit and vegetables.