Camel milk is rather difficult to find in the homeland, but for Muslims who are worshiping umrah or hajj, it is easy to buy it in the region of Mecca or Medina. Believed, people who often consume camel milk can avoid some types of diseases and health is more awake.
According to a study, camel milk is more easily digested by the body and can increase the production of antioxidant enzymes in the human body. The Ohio Werner University Medical Center diet expert, Lori Chong, revealed that.
“Studies show that camel milk consumption can increase the production of antioxidant enzymes in the body thereby reducing oxidative stress,” Lori explained as quoted by the Live Science page.
The benefits can alleviate the body condition of people with autism, cancer, and diabetes. The study results have been published in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, reveals that camel milk is good for people with type 1 diabetes.
Similar to goat’s milk, camel milk has A2 content of beta casein and low total fat and saturated fat. Camel milk is also low in cholesterol and carbohydrates. Unlike cow’s milk.
On the other hand, the total protein and calories are not much different between cow’s milk, goat’s milk, and camel’s milk.
“Camel milk also contains iron and vitamin C that is higher than cow’s milk,” explained Keith-Thomas Ayoob, a professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the United States.