Benefits and properties of camel milk

There is no doubt that the milk He has occupied and played an important role in our lives. Milks such as sheep's milk or goat's milk, for example, whose certainly specific weight has been undeniable in some regional kitchens, such as the cuisine of La Mancha or the Canary Islands.

Precisely in this last place, the milk it tends to be consumed in a habitual way. In fact, it is up to a certain point that, in your most typical kitchen, we can find a wide variety of recipes in which this healthy drink is used.

In the islands of Lanzarote or Fuerteventura, for example, it is common for us to meet camels, that in some points have been used even as a typical and authentic tourist attraction.

However, the news today is not precisely on this issue, but on another that, almost certainly, will interest many of our readers: the use of camel milk to treat a wide variety of disorders or health problems.

The consumption of camel milk provides important benefits and properties

Although it tends to be very common that one of the most consumed milks on a more or less global level, especially in our country, is the Cow milk, the truth is that more and more people are opting for other types or varieties.

In this aspect is where the camel milk, unknown to many but well known by the Canaries.

And is that according to Elena Diaz, biologist and food technologist at Oasis Park La Lajita (center that is carrying out a research project to obtain a stable production of camel milk), there are several scientific studies that support the important benefits of camel milk to health.

More specifically, we summarize below some of the properties more important:

  • Camel milk contains a protein (peptide) that has characteristics similar to insulin that helps control diabetes, but without the side effects of it (as it is known, it can affect vision and kidney).
  • Useful as laxative, especially when it comes to preventing or treating constipation.
  • Help in the treatment against osteoporosis.
  • It can reduce or even prevent the appearance of child allergies.
  • Useful in the treatment of hepatitis wave tuberculosis.

For all these reasons, there is no doubt that the research project currently being carried out by Oasis Park La Lajita is extremely important and outstanding in order to achieve a single objective: to obtain a stable production of camel milk.

Vía / Canarias7 This article is published for informational purposes only. You can not and should not replace the consultation with a Nutritionist. We advise you to consult your trusted Nutritionist. ThemesMilk