Goat's Milk Benefits

  • The Royal Society of Chemistry, in its standard work titled "The Composition of Food", mentions the following:
    "Goat's milk is highly nutritious, contains essential vitamins and minerals (and higher amounts of potassium, iron and vitamin A than cow's milk)".
    It also lists the following advantages compared to cow's milk:
    • Less lactose.
    • More digestible as it contains smaller proteins and fats.
    • Lower in cholesterol.
    • Less Alpha-S1-Casein means lesser allergic reactions.

  • The Department of Health’s report on Dietary Reference Values for Food Energy and Nutrients for the United Kingdom points out what a great source of calcium it is:
    • 600ml (just over a pint) of goats milk provides 100% calcium adult requirements needed for healthy bones and teeth.
  • Whilst a recent chemistry study by A. Kiskini and E. Difilippo, has found out (2013):
    • Out of all domestic animals its goats milk the one that contains the most prebiotic particles that helps to maintain a healthier digestive tract and gut. These particles are called oligosaccharides.