Cow milk has become one of the significant part of Canadian diet since years. These days people literally are more concerned about the food they devour hence run after nutritious food and make sure they are supplemented with enough nutrients, vitamins, proteins et cetera. . The topic of controversy of raw milk and pasteurized milk is an ongoing debate that is currently being argued in every part of the world. The objective of this essay is to analyze the importance of consumption of raw milk over pasteurized milk and provide an evaluation of the claims that health benefits of raw milk supersede any potential risks with the aid of scientific papers.
Milk and milk products is fortified with vitamin D , Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium thus offer nutritional benefits such as healthy bones and teeth , cell growth regulation and cancer protection, muscle growth and repair. According to Vesper, Schmelz et al (1999) Organic milk contains more spingolipids, tryptophane, palmitolein acid and omega-3 where spingolipids inhibits colon carcinogenesis, reduces serum LDL cholesterol and elevates HDL