How to get the most benefits from milk? Allergist’s answer
Russian allergist and immunologist of the highest category Evgenia Parshina notes that full-fat milk has a beneficial effect on intestinal microflora. However, if you have a high cardiovascular risk or are following a therapeutic diet, it is advisable to choose lower-fat options.
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According to the expert, the higher the fat content in milk, the more benefits it brings to the intestinal microflora. Therefore, preference should be given to milk with medium (2.6-3.5%) and high (more than 3.5%) fat content. Higher fat milk also promotes better absorption of nutrients such as fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, K2, Omega-3 and Omega-6, as well as B vitamins, saturated fatty acids, protein, calcium, phosphorus, zinc and others. which has a beneficial effect on health, especially bones, immunity, nervous system and vision.
It is important to consider that higher-fat milk contains more bad cholesterol, which can negatively affect the condition of the cardiovascular system. In such cases, it is recommended to replace it with milk with a minimum percentage of fat content. This option is also suitable for those who are following a diet that limits the consumption of fatty foods. If in any doubt, it is recommended that you consult with a qualified health professional regarding the inclusion of milk in your diet.