June is "National Dairy Month". What are the health benefits and values of dairy? Does grass-fed really matter?
We're celebrating "Dairy Month" with a sale on all A2/A2 dairy products & it's benefits!
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In 1939 June became known as "National Dairy Month". This was created by grocer organizations who wanted to promote more dairy throughout the warm summer days. It is also a time of year when cows (especially grass-fed) will produce the most amount of milk per day than any other part of the year.
What are the benefits of consuming dairy?
Dairy products have many, many health benefits. It is, however, important that we choose the right kind of dairy in order to get the most benefits from it.
Grass-fed, A2/A2 dairy that is (Vat) pasteurized and non homogenized is by far the best quality you'll be able to find. It is hands down the best, and easiest way to get the calcium that your body needs to stay in great health.
Health benefits of grass-fed A2/A2 dairy goes far beyond improving the health of our bones and teeth. It is very beneficial for the digestive system, weight management, muscle mass, and more..
It is also beneficial to help reduce the risk of diseases, like heart disease and cancer, as well as lowering the blood pressure. Grass-fed A2/A2 whole milk & milk products are going to be your best option if you're looking for the healthiest milk available.
Dairy foods that undergo fermentation, such as yogurt, kefir, and some cheeses, are lower in lactose and contain healthful gut bacteria that may benefit digestive health.
3 important nutrients found in milk & milk products
Calcium is probably about the most important nutrient in milk products.
Calcium improves the bone tissue and teeth and helps to avoid muscle sores, joint pain & bone deterioration. It helps to make strong bones and healthy white teeth.
Growing children should have plenty of whole milk each day (at least 3 times per day). This can not only help them focus better with their studies and improve health but also helps to give them energy for the days activities.
Magnesium has a big role in this too.
It is a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate diverse biochemical reactions in the body, including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and more... Magnesium is required for energy production, oxidative phosphorylation, and glycolysis.
Vitamin D is another important nutrient for a person of any age
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that has long been known to help the body absorb and retain calcium and phosphorus which are both critical nutrients for building good bone structure. Laboratory studies have shown that vitamin D can reduce cancer cell growth, help control infections and reduce inflammation.
It is overall very important for the human body to have the proper amount of vitamin D daily. It strengthens the immune system, prevents certain types of cancer, lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes & rheumatoid arthritis, may aid in weight loss and has lots more benefits.
Vitamin D can be found in milk and dairy products as well as fish, eggs, beef liver and more...
Now is a great time to get the best quality dairy products while the cows are out on grass and providing the healthiest & bestest milk of any other parts of the year. Read more in our "Spring Milk Blog"