Cow Milk vs. Buffalo Milk- The Differences and Which one is Better for Babies

Do you keep getting advice from people on which milk is better and which isn’t?
Milk is very high in nutrition, but when you have a choice, which one would you prefer cow milk or buffalo milk?

Take a look at the differences between cow and buffalo milk below and find out the right milk for yourself.

Fatty food stays in the stomach for a long time and hence takes time to get digested. The amount of fat present in both cow and buffalo milk is what makes the consistency of milk different. Cow’s milk has a low percentage of fat and therefore called to be lighter. Whereas, Buffalo’s milk has a high percentage of fat and is thicker than cow’s milk and is therefore heavy.

Buffalo milk has 11% more Protein content than the cow’s milk. Proteins are more heat resistant and difficult to digest for infants as well as the elders. Keep that in mind when choosing Cow milk vs. buffalo milk for babies.

As buffalo’s milk is high in proteins and fat, it has more calories than the cow’s milk. Those who are diet and health conscious should choose wisely.

Buffalo’s milk has more milk solids than that of cow’s milk. As cow’s milk has more water content, therefore, it keeps the body hydrated. Also, buffalo milk is heavy and creamy therefore it is best to be used in preparing kheer, pudding, custard, ice creams, and tea.

Buffalo milk contains less cholesterol as compared to cow’s milk. Thus, cow’s milk is recommended for infants and elders as well as for people who are diabetic or has kidney diseases, PCOD, obesity, etc.

Now that you are familiar with the pros and cons of both types of milk, choose the right one for your health and body needs.

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