A very popular drink in the Gulf is milk made not from a cow but from the desert’s most majestic animal, the camel.
Drinking camel milk isn’t a new fad, it was consumed by numerous Bedouin cultures in the region for many generations because of its powerful nutrients.
It’s consumed on the daily in Saudi Arabia and has been proven to include higher levels of iron, vitamin C, protein and less fat than cow’s milk.
But, camel milk can be extremely expensive to harvest and is considered a little on the pricey side.
If you do get your hands on camel milk, here are 5 things you’ll benefit from when you drink it
1. It fights Autoimmune diseases
The components in camel milk contains many immune-system factors that help with many disorders, especially Crohn’s disease and multiple sclerosis.
So it’s actually really good for you!
2. It’s filled with antioxidants
The milk drink is filled with so much antioxidants that help in fighting issues like pigmentation and can even help target cancerous cells.
3. It helps with anti-aging
It contains an acid that helps in smoothing fine lines and in preventing wrinkles and probably explains why it’s so popular!
Some brands even make camel-milk based products for your entire body.
4. It’s good for those with allergies
Camel milk has loads of disease-fighting nutrients that help reduce allergies.
Reports say that it’s a great milk substitute for children who suffer from mild to severe allergies from food.
5. It helps with weight loss
Saving the best for last, drinking this dairy product will make you shed the weight instead of putting them on.
Because of the low-fat feature of the milk, it helps in controlling levels of cholesterol, insulin and blood sugar.
With so many benefits, you have to give it a try.
Do it for the camels!