Already proven beneficial effect of dairy products on the body, but along with such common products as milk, cottage cheese, kefir whey for some reason is in secondary positions. But this is a wrong opinion. the Benefits of whey is no less, and its healing effect even exceeds the effect of more familiar to us dairy products.
Properties of whey
The Benefits of whey is so great that it is widely used in the preparation of baby food – it is believed that in its composition this product is as close to the chemical composition of breast milk. This is not surprising – this product is present before two hundred different components necessary for the normal functioning of the body. Here are just some of them:
- mineral salts of magnesium;
- milk fat;
- almost complete range of b vitamins (including rare B7 and B4), vitamins A, C, E;
- calcium (in 1 liter of serum – daily dose);
- choline, improves brain function (useful for memory);
- wide range of minerals.
Useful properties of whey have long been proven, so it is used:
- For bowel cleansing, flora normalization, withdrawal toxins, toxins, stimulation of the liver and kidneys: whey from milk has a positive effect on the entire digestive system (including diseases of the gastrointestinal tract: gastritis, pancreatitis, dysbacteriosis, colitis, constipation).
- To reduce appetite: it is included in many diets, because it helps to easily and quickly lose weight (lactose is easily absorbed and does not form fats).
- To improve blood formation, and protein exchange, which is achieved thanks to the valuable protein component of the product.
- To improve heart function – in hypertension or coronary heart disease.
Cosmetic properties of whey
Many components of this product allow you to use it in the preparation of a variety of face masks, hair mixtures, nail baths – especially popular is a shampoo that is easy to prepare at home. To do this, just mix the serum and a decoction of burdock 1:1. This composition is recommended to use up to two times a week – then the hair will become silky and smooth.
Can and hair mask to do: warm the serum up to 50 degrees and add so much oats to get the consistency of sour cream. This mush should be applied to dry hair, put on a plastic bag or plastic cap and wrap your head with a towel. After half an hour, you can wash off the mask warm water. This mask perfectly nourishes your hair, making it healthy and beautiful.
The Use of whey is not limited to its consumption exclusively in its pure form. It is added to the flour products, it is prepared with delicious drinks. Here are just a few of the recipes with milk serum:
- It is added instead of kefir or kvass in preparing the hash.
- Cooked on based on this product, the yeast dough is particularly lush – any muffin will be very tasty and beautiful.
- by Adding yeast, salt, ghee, flour to the serum we can make tasty and healthy pita.
Despite the low caloric content, whey makes nutritious drinks. You can prepare cocktails with any berries or fruit in the form of puree (you can also add honey, lemon juice, cinnamon). Also very useful and such drink: in serum add cucumbers, cress, lemon juice, salt, cinnamon and mix it all in a blender.