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National Milk Day 2021: Health Benefits of Drinking Milk with Breakfast

Every year, on the 26th of November, the country celebrates National Milk day, which is a day to celebrate the birth anniversary of Dr. Verghese Kurien.

National Milk Day 2021: Health Benefits of Drinking Milk with Breakfast
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Every year, on the 26th of November, the country celebrates National Milk day, which is a day to celebrate the birth anniversary of Dr. Verghese Kurien. Dr Kurien, who is also known as the "Milkman of India", came up with the White Revolution in India.

With a visionary community-based business model, his organization saw pathbreaking success. And, it's been an upward trajectory for the brand ever since. Amul marked the 100th birth anniversary today with a signature cartoon illustration. Featuring the Amul girl, Dr Kurien and a glass of milk, the cartoon read, "100/100 always." It added, "Celebrating Dr Kurien's 100th birth anniversary."

As milk is loaded with nutrients, it can help you start a power-packed day. Also, it is rich in protein which is an essential breakfast element. Along with milk, you can add other healthy elements with it like – muesli, oats, dry fruits, etc.

A good source of calcium, milk is extremely beneficial for bone health. It helps in building healthy and strong bones. It is important to give milk to your children on a daily basis to ensure the better development of bones and teeth. Regular consumption of milk can reduce the risk of osteoporosis.

Besides calcium, milk is also a good source of protein as well. Just one cup of milk is a source of 8 grams of protein. The abundant amount of protein in milk can help in repairing muscles and promote muscle health.

In animal products, Vitamin B12 is largely present. So, it becomes difficult for vegetarians to find the right source of vitamin B12. Thankfully, milk is a healthy and easy source of vitamin B12. You can add milk to your diet to avoid the deficiency of vitamin B12.

Milk is a powerhouse of nutrients. It contains – calcium, good fats, vitamin D, vitamin B12, potassium, phosphorus, and many more. You should add milk to your daily diet and follow it as a healthy practice.

Exceptionally, people suffering from lactose intolerance cannot drink milk, but there are other non-dairy options like – almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk, soy milk, cashew milk, oat milk.

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