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2016/7/3
Nourishment for all ages

 

 

Nourishment for All Ages

As the most abundant mineral in our body, calcium is important for the maintenance of healthy bones. The daily intake of calcium recommended by the Health Ministry is 800mg per day for adults and 1,000mg per day for adolescents and adults above 50 years old. As bone mass peaks during adolescence, it is important to ensure adolescents' recommended calcium intake is met. As for adults, calcium is important to fight against the onset of osteoporosis.

 

 

Bone nutrition

There are a number of nutrients that help the body use calcium efficiently to maintain bone health. Over the years, various studies have shown that magnesium helps with calcium absorption and retention in the body. Vitamin D plays an important role in regulating calcium in the body while vitamin K works closely with calcium to form strong bones. How do we get all these nutrients in our daily diet? Milk is not only a main source of calcium but also other important minerals and vitamins that help in maintaining bone health.

 

Benefits of Goat's Milk

Goat's milk naturally contains high calcium — just three glasses of milk can provide about 90% of an adult's reference intake of calcium based on the European Union's regulations. Your other sources of calcium should be foods such as dark green vegetables and nuts to make up for the daily requirement. An interesting property of goat's milk is the globules of fats, which are easy to digest in the intestine while the protein forms a softer curd. This unique property helps in digestive health and comfort. A 1996 study by the University of Tampere suggests that the high calcium content in goat's milk helps lower blood pressure.

 

 

Karihome Goat Whole Milk Powder 

Suitable for Children above 7 Years Old and Adults Source of Calcium, Iron and Vitamin A, B

 

 

Moreover, as goat's milk naturally has lower cholesterol than other types of milk, it is a good alternative for those who want to watch their cholesterol levels.

Goat's milk contains higher levels of magnesium that is vital in maintaining healthy bones. It also contains higher vitamins D and K, which help in regulating calcium and formation of bones in the body. Now that we know the goodness in goat's milk, how do we ensure that it is easily available for our body's uptake? Goat's milk contains casein phosphopeptides, which increase solubility and absorption of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc. Karihome goat's milk is produced by Dairy Goat Co-operative in New Zealand, which is naturally blessed with green pastures and enforces strict regulations to ensure quality products are exported. Dairy Goat Co-operative supplies goat's milk to various markets such as the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Hong Kong, Singapore and China.

 

 

Karihome goat's milk is available in Malaysia and is locally distributed by Orient Europharma (M) Sdn Bhd, which is a subsidiary of Orient Europharma Pte Ltd from Taiwan. Karihome is available in all ranges to cater to different age groups. Children can benefit from Karihome Growing-Up Formula, which is suitable for one- to three-year-olds while children above four years old can enjoy Karihome Pre-School Formula. Karihome Goat Whole Milk Powder is available for adults. Rich in nutrition that helps in children's and adults' physical development, goat's milk complements our daily diet for the maintenance of good health. Goat's milk is highly nutritious as it contains essential vitamins and minerals for the maintenance of not only healthy bones but a healthy you. It is an ideal food for the whole family to enjoy.

 

This article is brought to you by Orient Europharma.

 

 

 

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