哥 林 多 前 书 10:31 [hgb] 所 以 你 们 或 吃 或 喝 ， 无 论 作 什 么 ， 都 要 为 荣 耀 神 而 行 。
1 Corinthians 10:31 [kjv] Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
4-2. Drink Health Milk
创 世 纪 18:8 [hgb] 亚 伯 拉 罕 又 取 了 奶 油 和 奶 ， 并 预 备 好 的 牛 犊 来 ， 摆 在 他 们 面 前 ， 自 己 在 树 下 站 在 旁 边 ， 他 们 就 吃 了 。
Genesis 18:8 [kjv] And he took butter, and milk, and the calf which he had dressed, and set it before them; and he stood by them under the tree, and they did eat.
Milk is one of the oldest natural drinks, known as white blood. Milk is rich in nutrients such as protein, fat, vitamins and minerals. Milk protein contains essential amino acids for the human body. Milk fat is mostly short-chain and medium-chain fatty acids, which are easily absorbed by the body; it is precisely because of the nutrition of milk. The value is very rich, so many parents and friends will prepare enough milk for their children to provide nutrition. So what are the specific benefits of milk?
1. The biggest advantage of milk is that it contains a lot of calcium, which can guarantee the calcium content of the fetus for pregnant women; it can promote bone development and growth for children; for the elderly (especially those with osteoporosis) drink Milk is better for bones. Women will lose calcium quickly after menopause, which is more likely to lead to osteoporosis. Milk has a high calcium content and is easily absorbed by the body. Therefore, men and women should drink more milk to prevent bone loss. Compared with oral calcium tablets, the calcium in milk is more easily absorbed by the body.
2. Drinking more milk is of great benefit to hypertensive patients, because milk contains potassium, which effectively keeps blood pressure stable. And the calcium in milk has the effect of removing sodium. Hypertensive patients can lower their blood pressure if they insist on supplementing the right amount of calcium every day. In addition, the fat in milk is composed of low-carbon chains and unsaturated fatty acids, and the cholesterol content is low. In addition, milk itself contains a substance that inhibits the synthesis of cholesterol by liver cells, so drinking milk will not increase the cholesterol level, but will reduce it. Cholesterol in the body. The nutrients in milk can lower cholesterol and high blood pressure, thereby reducing the risk of stroke.
3. Milk can help sleep, because tryptophan contained in milk is a natural tranquilizer, and its sleeping effect will become stronger during sleep. Therefore, it is not recommended to drink milk on an empty stomach in the morning, because the hypnotic and calming effects of milk will make us feel drowsy in the morning.
4. Milk helps relieve physical fatigue and eye fatigue.
5. The iron, copper, and vitamin A in milk can make the skin more delicate and smooth. Women working in front of the computer for a long time can dry out the skin and appear dark circles and spots. Studies have shown that drinking more milk can improve skin tone to a certain extent. The nutrients contained in milk can eliminate small wrinkles, enhance skin tension, whiten the skin, and delay skin aging.
The five points mentioned above are the typical benefits of milk. In fact, there are many benefits of drinking milk. You can drink milk appropriately. Of course, the benefits of drinking milk at the right time will be even greater. Many people choose to drink milk in the morning. Because of this time period, milk can be digested and absorbed when the human body just needs a lot of nutrients, that is, 8-9 in the morning is the best time to drink milk. It is recommended not to drink milk on an empty stomach. It can be eaten with staple foods such as bread and eggs. You can drink some boiled water to moisturize your throat, then eat some staple food, and then eat it with milk. Of course, drinking milk at night is also very good for the body. It is mentioned above that it can promote blood circulation, promote sleep, and have a good sedative and hypnotic effect.
Supplementing calcium and other microelements. Milk is rich in potassium, calcium, phosphorus and other trace elements. Each liter of milk can provide 1200 mg of calcium, and it is easily absorbed by the human body. Drinking more milk is easier to be absorbed and more effective than taking calcium tablets every day. Reducing the irritation to the gastrointestinal tract is the best source of calcium for children, and the best food supplement for preventing middle-aged and elderly osteoporosis. Calcium has an important effect on the toughness of human bones and the firmness of teeth, and it is also effective Maintains the balance of human body pH.
High-quality protein: High-quality protein can supplement the body's functional nutrition, accelerate metabolism, provide energy for the human body, and provide a strong guarantee for enhancing resistance;
Calm and soothe the nerves Milk has a calming and soothing effect on the human body. People feel a sense of calmness after eating milk, so drinking a glass of milk before going to bed at night will calm the nerves and promote sleep.
Milk can cure gastric and duodenal ulcers. Milk also has anti-gastric cancer function. Milk and fermented yogurt can reduce cancer. 85% of carcinogens are mutagenic mechanisms. Therefore, often drinking milk or yogurt can prevent cancer.
Drinking more than one glass of milk a day can prevent strokes. Another study also confirmed that regular drinking milk can reduce the risk of ischemic stroke. Under the same calcium intake, milk calcium has a stronger ability to reduce the risk of stroke.
Generally, high blood lead levels can be eliminated through food, and calcium supplementation is the best way to drive lead. Drinking a bag of milk every morning and evening can also achieve the purpose of driving lead
Infants and young children drinking milk can promote intellectual development. When lactose in milk is digested and decomposed, 1 molecule of glucose and 1 molecule of galactose are produced. Galactose is a component of brain and nerve tissue. Therefore, milk can promote intellectual development.
Children drinking milk can promote the growth and development of their bodies. According to the test, the weight and height of children who drink 500 ml of milk per day are nearly doubled (after a year's test) compared with those who do not drink milk. Coupled with enough exercise, it is better to be able to drink 1000ml to 1500ml a day.
Adults and the elderly drink milk to fight aging and prolong life. According to the latest research results: There is a biologically active substance in milk, that is, SOD. This active substance can remove a harmful substance called "free radicals" in the body, strengthen the body's immune function, and promote metabolism, so it can resist aging and prolong life. In addition, milk also has the functions of nourishing skin care and beauty. For adults, milk is a food with high nutritional value. If you drink less, it is difficult to play its due role. If you drink too much, it is difficult to digest, absorb and use. You should determine the daily drink according to age, work consumption and economic conditions. Milk volume. Generally speaking, adults should drink 400~500ml a day, at least about 250ml.
Dairy products naturally contain many antibacterial substances, as well as some protein components, such as immunoglobulins. Milk protein has certain immunomodulatory peptides. They can activate the immune system, enhance the vitality of immune cells through enzymatic hydrolysis, or increase the body’s resistance to pathogenic bacteria.
Lower blood pressure Milk contains potassium, which can keep our arteries and blood vessels relatively stable under high pressure, so that our arteriosclerosis can be reduced, the risk of stroke, and blood pressure can be lowered.
Soothing effect Milk contains tryptophan, which can help the body secrete melatonin, promote sleep, and prevent insomnia. When you have insomnia, or need to speed up sleep and improve sleep quality, you can drink a glass of warm milk before going to bed to help calm the nerves.
Promote the development and operation of the brain. Milk is rich in lactose. When lactose enters the body, it will be broken down into one molecule of glucose and one molecule of galactose. Our brain and its nerve tissue are made of galactose and other substances. It is composed of nutrients, so milk also plays a pivotal role in the development of intelligence and the normal work of the brain.
After understanding the benefits of drinking milk, let's take a look at the best time to drink milk and the fat content of milk.
Drink milk after breakfast. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Some people like to drink milk while eating breakfast. In fact, it is best to drink a glass of milk after breakfast. Milk can help the stomach to fully digest and absorb all the food.
Drink milk at about ten in the morning until ten o’clock. After working or studying for a period of time, everyone feels a little tired and has a lot of physical exertion. At this time, drink a cup of hot milk and eat some foods such as coarse grain biscuits. Can let the human body get rid of hunger.
Drinking milk at night is good for rest and sleep. Milk contains L-tryptophan, a biochemical compound that can make people tired and sleepy, and traces of morphine-like substances. These substances have a certain sedative and hypnotic effect, especially L-tryptophan, which is synthesized by the brain. The main raw material, serotonin plays a key role in brain sleep. It can temporarily inhibit brain thinking activities, so that people want to sleep without any side effects, and milk sticks to the stomach wall for absorption, and the calcium in milk can still be absorbed. Clear the tension.
Drinking milk before going to bed is conducive to the absorption and utilization of calcium. Most of the calcium ingested during dinner is absorbed and utilized by the body before going to bed. After going to bed, especially after midnight at night, the level of calcium in the blood will gradually decrease. The decline in blood calcium promotes hyperparathyroidism. Hormones act on the bone tissue to dissolve a part of the calcium salt in the bone tissue into the blood. Maintain a stable balance of blood calcium. This dissolution is the body's self-regulating function, and over time, it will become one of the causes of osteoporosis. Drink milk before going to bed at night. The calcium in the milk can be slowly absorbed by the blood. The calcium in the blood is replenished and balanced throughout the night. There is no need to dissolve the calcium in the bone, which prevents bone loss and osteoporosis. So before going to bed Drink milk is good.
Choose milk fat content can be skimmed, 1% fat, 2% fat; this is better for maintaining blood vessels.
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