Milk Proteins and Human Health: Difference Cow Type A1/A2 milk

Benefits from Milk of Gir Cows

Cow’s milk has long been used as a source of high quality proteins around the globe especially in India, whose culture, economy and religious aspects are closely related to rearing and maintaining the cows in each household.

Comparative study of Milk of Indigenous and Exotic breed

Recently a close relation has been worked out by global scientists between the consumption of cow-milk proteins and risk of suffering from certain incurable human diseases. This particular study reveals that beta casein the major milk protein has two variant forms, type A1 and type A2.

Whereas Type A1 casein is predominant in foreign breeds of cows such as Holistien, Jersy and other European breeds, the Type A1 Casein is predominant feature of Indigenous cow breed such as Gir breed. Scientists over the world are convinced that The Indigenous breeds are genuine while the exotic breeds have certain mutations which results in conversion of Casein type in cows that make it unsuitable for human consumption.


Risk factors involved in consuming A1 Casein rich milk

The people consuming milk with high amount of A1 casein run a high risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease and other Immuno defects which may pose a direct threat to healthy well being. Autism, Schizophrenia and other mental disorders found prevalent in European population which generally consume milk with Type A1 milk protein.

Additional Advantages of Cow Milk from Indigenous breed

Further more Milk from grass fed cows is rich in mega 3fatty acids and conjugated lanoline acid (CLA), vital for brain and heart functioning. CLA is also considered as the most potent defenses against cancer.
Milk from Gir breed is very rich in vitamin A, Carotenes, Vitamin E, a powerful anti-oxidant lacking in milk of European breeds.

Thus it can be concluded that Milk consumption of Desi Gir Cow breed in itself is not only a complete diet but also have medicinal benefits that keeps the human health in complete harmony.

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