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Goat's milk - an all-rounder from nature

The milk with special powers and strong taste.

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Goats are known as idiosyncratic and strong-willed animals. At the same time, they are also very popular as petting animals for children. So they combine strength and gentleness. And her milk also has special powers. Not only does it serve as the basis for producing delicious cheese, it also has many benefits and peculiarities in terms of health and skin care aspects. For allergy sufferers, it is an ideal alternative in the diet, and in the goat's milk products are gaining in importance. Here you will find extensive information on the all-rounder from nature goat's milk.

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Worth knowing about goat's milk and the production

Different goat breeds with an annual yield of 900 - 1200 liters per animal.

Goat's milk is produced by different goat breeds, which differ in their annual milk yield. On average this is 900 l, but can be up to 1200 l, depending on the breed. Often, the German noble goat, the dappled Dutch goat and the Thuringian forest goat serves as a milk supplier. Milk goats are milked by hand or machine depending on the size of the herd. In many smaller goats the milk is processed directly on the farm.
The milk can be pasteurized or processed as raw milk or consumed with the same conditions as other fresh milk to avoid contamination and infection.
The following applies to the health use of goat's milk: the fresher, the better.
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Unlike the others - goat's milk

Goat's milk differs from the milk of other animals especially by their special compatibility. It contains less long-chain lactic acids than, for example, cow's milk, and can therefore be much easier digested by the human body. Also, less casein is included, which adds to the better compatibility. This benefits mainly cow's milk allergy sufferers, who can eat goat's milk in moderation often without major discomfort.
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goat's milk

Milk is basically a food with many vitamins, nutrients and trace elements. Since goat's milk is much better tolerated for humans than cow's milk, humans can absorb these valuable ingredients even without negative side effects about the consumption of goat's milk and its products. Goat's milk contains even more vitamin D and slightly more calcium than cow's milk. In addition, the high content of vitamin A, vitamin B1 and niacin should be mentioned. However, less vitamin B12 and folic acid are contained than in cow's milk.
High levels of free amino acids add another benefit to other types of milk, which is also used therapeutically as it enhances the body's detoxification function.
The special effect in skincare is the co-enzyme Q 10, which is contained in the goat's milk. It protects the body against free radicals, which among other things are responsible for early skin aging.
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From cheese to soap - what the goat produces

Many products are produced based on goat's milk. The goat's milk itself is mainly used by cow's milk allergy sufferers and in the diet of babies as an alternative. Their somewhat austere taste makes them rather unsuitable as a base for drinks. But all the more important is their importance in cheese production. Goat cheese is now one of the gourmet products and the demand is steadily increasing. The palette ranges from simple goat cream cheese to herb or honey refined delicatessen cheese products.
Furthermore, it is also used to make soap, cream, shampoo or other care products. The proportion of Q10 provides a nourishing effect especially on dry and allergic skin and dry hair. The regeneration of skin cells is stimulated and provides overall for a softer skin and softer hair.
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Healthy milk from the goat

Good compatibility of goat's milk.

In the therapeutic area, the goat whey is mainly used. It is particularly recommended in the treatment of heavy metal poisoning, as the high proportion of free amino acids enhances the detoxification of the body, and at the same time the nutrient content of the milk or whey ensures that a nutrient deficiency that accompanies the heavy metal poisoning is resolved. In fact, goat whey is recommended here as a universal panacea. Their use is certainly worth a try in these cases.
The good compatibility of goat's milk can not only remedy the immediate effects of cow's milk allergy, even in stomach and intestinal problems and liver and kidney disease, the goat's milk can bring relief, and is therefore often used as an alternative, where the Diet is very limited by intolerances and allergies.
The effect of goat's milk in the medical field is more likely to be seen in prevention. Considering that cow's milk allergies can cause other problems besides digestive problems such as eczema, asthma and other respiratory disorders, the benefit of goat's milk is obvious.
People in ancient times already knew that - goat's milk has been known for thousands of years as a health and beauty elixir.
Letztes Update: 07.07.2019 13:09