There is only one prod­uct in the people which no varieties of mam­mal can sur­vive with­out. Milk. Whether it’s a baby hu­man be­ing, deer, kit­ten or ele­phant, the an initial thing they will eat in their resides is their moth­er’s milk.

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The ben­e­fit that this prod­uct was confirmed in An­cient Greece. For ex­am­ple, Hip­pocrates pre­scribed it because that pa­tients as a cough medicine, if the famous Rus­sian sci­en­tist Ivan Pavlov dubbed milk a food cre­at­ed by na­ture.


Milk is ex­cel­lent because that quench­ing the thirst, and pro­vides the body through prac­ti­cal­ly every the nec­es­sary el­e­ments re­quired because that prop­er growth and also de­vel­op­ment. Be­sides its ben­e­fits, the prod­uct has actually a unique taste the is pleas­ing come both chil­dren and adults.

De­spite all of its nu­mer­ous ben­e­fi­cial prop­er­ties, milk has one se­ri­ous short­com­ing – the goes bad very quick­ly. Why does it turn sour? Is this a negative thing or a good thing? How have the right to we store it fresh? we will try to an­swer these ques­tions in this ar­ti­cle.

To begin with, let’s see what milk is and what it con­sists of. Milk is a nour­ish­ing, mul­ti-com­po­nent liq­uid i m sorry is pro­duced by the mam­ma­ry glands for feed­ing ba­bies. That com­po­si­tion in­cludes:

macroele­ments (cal­ci­um, mag­ne­sium, flu­o­rine, sodi­um, phos­pho­rous, io­dine, chlo­rine, sul­fur etc.);

mi­croele­ments (iron, cop­per, zinc, io­dine, flu­o­rine, sil­i­con, chromi­um etc.);


vi­ta­mins (А, D, E,K, B);

en­zymes (lac­tose);


The quan­ti­ty that the var­i­ous el­e­ments de­pends on the ori­gin of the milk.

Why does milk go sour?

As we deserve to see indigenous the com­po­si­tion, the lac­tic medi­um con­tains var­i­ous types of bac­te­ria. In nor­mal kind they are not dan­ger­ous because that the or­gan­ism, yet over time (es­pe­cial­ly un­der the in­flu­ence the ac­cel­er­at­ing fac­tors) they start to mul­ti­ply, trans­form­ing lac­tose into lac­tic acid. As a re­sult, the acid­i­ty that the milk in­creas­es, i beg your pardon in its rotate caus­es the pro­tein come fold and liq­uid come sep­a­rate into whey and a vis­cous mass.

The rate of sour­ing is af­fect­ed by:

tem­per­a­ture – the high­er it is, the higher the sour­ing ef­fect;

spe­cif­ic bac­te­ria – spe­cial­ly cre­at­ed sub­stances de­signed for a quick­er and an ext ef­fec­tive adjust of milk right into ben­e­fi­cial fer­ment­ed milk prod­ucts. Castle in­clude: ke­fir fun­gi (ke­fir), lac­tic yeast (yo­ghurts), pro­pi­onic bac­te­ria (cot­tage cheese) and lac­to­bacil­lus (boiled fer­ment­ed milk).

By the way, you have the right to do a very easy ex­per­i­ment on uncover the pro­tein in your favourite milk.

How are fer­ment­ed milk prod­ucts ben­e­fi­cial (harm­ful)?

The ben­e­fit that fer­ment­ed milk:

Eas­i­ly di­gestible – totality milk is di­gest­ed by just 32%, if ke­fir or boiled fer­ment­ed milk is di­gest­ed by 91%.

The lac­tose help to im­prove the func­tion­ing that the di­ges­tive sys­tem.

Lac­tic and also bi­fidus bac­te­ria aid the human body to pro­tect the in­tes­tine from harm­ful micro­organ­isms.

The acidic medi­um help to ab­sorb cal­ci­um bet­ter.

You deserve to make ke­fir your­self. Just add a spoon­ful of sour cream to milk, or wait because that it to walk sour of its very own ac­cord. Great milk will begin to fer­ment af­ter be­ing kept in a warmth place for simply 8-12 hours.Dairy ranches rig­or­ous­ly de­stroy every bac­te­ria ca­pa­ble that mul­ti­ply­ing be­fore pack­ag­ing milk in car­tons. They execute this to ex­tend the shelf life that the prod­uct. This milk have the right to be kept for a long time, but if the fer­ments it will certainly ac­quire a bit­ter acidic taste, and also may reason var­i­ous dis­eases.

How deserve to we keep milk fresh? A few lit­tle tricks.

Only to water milk right into a dry, clean con­tain­er (prefer­ably glass or ce­ram­ic).

ONLY to wash milk con­tain­ers through cold wa­ter (hot wa­ter ac­cel­er­ates the fer­men­ta­tion process).

Keep milk away from oth­er smells and air.

4.Keep away from irradiate (this caus­es vi­ta­mins come break down).

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Ob­serve this sim­ple rules, and milk will keep your fam­i­ly hap­py for a lengthy time to come. Yes sir a great rea­son the peo­ple say “Drink milk and you’ll be healthy”.