What is the best milk for infants and children?
One of the biggest concerns you can have as a parent is what is my child consuming? Am I giving them the best that is out there?
This is an issue that many of us come across when transitioning our infants or children onto an alternative source of milk. Due to the many nutritional benefits and it’s similarity to human milk, camel milk has become one of the leading choices for babies and children.
Why is camel milk better for babies and kids?
- 100% natural – drug and chemical free
- High in lactoferrin
- Closest alternative to human milk
- Does not contain Beta Lactoglobulin (B-Lg)
- Easily digestible
- Low in lactose
- High in protein, calcium, magnesium, potassium and vitamin C
At what age can I start giving my children Camel Milk?
We recommended to not feed Camel Milk to infants under the age of 8 months. One of the brilliant parts of camel milk is its higher protein content, however, underdeveloped kidneys may not be able to process it at this level.
Infant’s kidneys are not fully formed until after 8 months, so with your beautiful bubs health in mind, we recommend to wait until the milk can be ingested safely. If you want some more information on the safe age of consumption for different milks, we recommend consulting your doctor.
100% Natural – Chemical and Drug Free:
The Camel Milk Co Australia Camels provide 100% Natural Unhomogenised milk. Yes, this means that it is also 100% both drug and chemical free. Our camel babies are not taken from their mothers until they are naturally weaned off and therefore the milk we provide has been safely harvested without the need for drug or chemical assistance. Camel milk is a safe choice for your children as there is no hidden ‘nasty’s’ that you may find in other milks.
“NOTHING ADDED- NOTHING TAKEN”
High in Lactoferrin:
We all know our children can come into contact with all sorts of things at kindergartens and in the school grounds. Camel milk is high in Lactoferrin which has antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Camel milk may be a helpful boost to assist your children in fighting off the little bugs and germs that they come across in the playground.
Natural source of Lactoferrin:
Lactoferrin is normally extracted out of milk to go into the ingredients of infant formulas. Camel milk is naturally high in Lactoferrin, this makes it an organic and natural source for those looking for a more pure way to provide their infants with nutrients. We recommend consulting your doctor.
Camel Milk is the closest alternative to human milk:
The CSIRO have found that Camel Milk is identically as digestible as human milk. Camel milk does not contain the whey protein Beta Lactoglobulin (B-Lg), which is a well-known allergen found in diary. The only other milk not to contain this allergen is Human Milk. This makes camel milk a safe choice when you’re looking for something that will be gentle on your little human’s tummies.
“CAMEL MILKS PROTEIN SIZE AND STRUCTURE IS VERY SIMILAR TO HUMAN PROTEINS, MAKING DIGESTIBILITY OF THE MILK IDENTICAL TO HUMAN MILK”
Lower in Lactose:
In every 250ml of regular dairy milk, there is 4.8% of lactose present and in reduced fat dairy milk, there is 5.2%. This is not ideal if your infants or children have a sensitive stomach. Camel milk is a great alternative as it has distinctively lower levels of lactose without sacrificing the level of protein present. In every 250ml of camel’s milk, it only contains 2.5% of lactose. So, if you find your children’s tummies seem to play up on regular milks, this may be a good alternative for you.
High in Protein, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium and Vitamin C:
Camel milk is very rich in its nutritional value. In comparison to other milk sources, Camel milk is naturally higher in Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium and Vitamin C. It is also lower in fat than regular milks yet still contains a high level of protein.
Do you know what is being added or taken from other milk sources? Do you know what is being ingested by your children? With camel milk you don’t need to worry. THE CAMEL MILK CO AUSTRALIA camel milk is 100% natural.
So when you’re thinking of what’s best for your babies and kids, think of Camel Milk.