Category Archives: Health

Buffalo Milk vs. Cow Milk

In this post let’s go over the difference between Buffalo milk and Cow milk, look at the nutritional and mineral content, and decide which is more suitable for children and/or adults. Buffalo milk is more thicker and contains slightly more vitamins and minerals than cow milk. However, cow milk more preferred due to following reasons: […]

Pasteurization

What is Pasteurization? PASTEURIZATION is a process that slows microbial growth in food NOT INTENDED TO KILL ALL PATHOGENS: Pasteurization is not intended to kill all pathogenic micro-organisms in the food or liquid, but aims to reduce the number of viable pathogens so they are unlikely to cause disease. TWO MAIN TYPES of pasteurization used […]

Nutrient Degradation By Pasteurization

Following are some of the important nutrients that get destroyed or reduced during pasteurization: Vitamin C Raw milk but not pasteurized can resolve scurvy. “. . . Without doubt. . . the explosive increase in infantile scurvy during the latter part of the 19th century coincided with the advent of use of heated milks. . […]