Milk Supports Extra Immunity during the Pandemic


JAKARTA – The COVID-19 pandemic has infected millions of people around the world. In the country alone, there are more than 220,000 confirmed cases. Meanwhile, the death rate has exceeded more than 9,000 people.

The corona virus attacks the human respiratory system and one way to prevent infection with this virus is to guard it body endurance remain strong. (Read Also: Important for Parents, Recognize Symptoms of Cancer in Children)

Ir. Ahmad Syafiq, MSc, Phd, Chairperson of the UI Center for Nutrition and Public Health Studies, said that all food groups have a role as a different and important source of nutrition to prevent multiimmunity.

“Animal protein is very important. Among animal food sources, milk has an aminoessential acid score and has a very good digestibility value, the nutritional content is also very complete, “said Ahmad.

Other than that, milk also contains vitamin A, linoleic acid, and omega 3 which can increase the body’s resistance to various diseases, inflammation, and allergies. The magnesium content in whole milk can make the heart and some nervous systems work properly. Magnesium also plays a role in overcoming fatigue from the day’s activities that have been done.

Recognizing the importance of benefits milk, Hometown Dairy regularly provides support to 60,000 medical personnel with 75,000 glasses of Hometown Dairy fresh pasteurized milk, which were distributed to around 75 hospitals in DKI Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang, Bekasi, Depok, Lampung, Surabaya, Bandung and Medan.

“Currently we are faced with a viral pandemic which requires maintaining immunity. We believe that each party can carry out their respective roles for the common good. We hope that in the midst of this large-scale social restriction (PSBB), the community cares more about resilience immunity body, “said Anjani Miranti, Marketing of PT Great Giant Livestock.

Milk can support health and stamina in critical conditions like today. Hometown’s fresh milk itself is 100% pure milk without any additions such as water, sugar, sweeteners, preservatives, and others. (Read Also: Keto Diet Benefits Against Diabetes, Cancer to Alzheimer’s)

“We hope that this pandemic can be passed together. Hopefully our action will be very useful for those who are struggling as hard as they can, “concluded Anjani.



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