Dairy products change the chemical composition of the nerve tissue increasing the levels of antioxidants.
The benefits of antioxidants are well-known. They protect the tissues against the damaging action of various molecules. Glutathione, a powerful antioxidant, is one of such protective molecules. Glutathione helps to prevent such diseases as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
We can imagine this process as a scratch on your car. If you do not repair it, the scratch will rust and spread further on the surface of your car.
Drinking milk every day, we increase the levels of glutathione in the brain and consequently, protect the nerve tissue from the damage. The results of the study were published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. However, the authors of the study say that only few volunteers drank the recommended 3 servings of milk a day.
It is a well-known fact that milk is good for our bones and muscles. Now we have new evidence that milk is also beneficial to our nervous system as well.