The Role of Camel Milk and Milk Products, in Household Diet and Therapeutic Advancement: A Review
American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences
Volume 8, Issue 3, June 2020, Pages: 60-63
Received: May 7, 2020; Accepted: May 25, 2020; Published: Jun. 4, 2020
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Roba Jiso Wako, Department of Animal Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia
Guyo Demise Ano, Department of Animal Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia
Asrat Guja Amejo, Department of Animal Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, Arba Minch University, Arba Minch, Ethiopia
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This was a comprehensive review of camel (Camelus dromedaries) milk and the contribution of its products for the household and medicinal values. The aim was to make meta-analysis about the potentials of camel milk products; for better understanding of the role of camel milk and milk products, in household diet and therapeutic advancements. The review was summarized that the milk compositions of dairy animals have been widely studied throughout the world and thousands of references are available especially about milk consumed by humans. The cow milk, which represents 85% of the milk consumed in the world and to a lesser extent, goat and sheep milk. The studies on other dairy animals, for instance, camel is rather scarce, despite their nutritional value and contribution to food security in arid regions. Camel milk is a good source of protein and referred to as whole food. It has enough nutrients to sustain life and is often given to babies suffering from malnutrition for poor pastoralists and other human-related disease treatments. The camel milk is considered as the Insulin' of the future: which the milk has a high concentration of insulin that has positive effects on the immunity, the diabetics in different countries highly depend on the camel milk. Therefore, further study would be required on the natural dynamics, substance, and antimicrobial action of camel milk and the concerned stakeholders should give attention to improve the camel milk utilization by developing a long-term strategy.
Camel Milk, Camelus Dromedaries, Medicinal Value, Food Diet, Livelihoods
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Roba Jiso Wako, Guyo Demise Ano, Asrat Guja Amejo, The Role of Camel Milk and Milk Products, in Household Diet and Therapeutic Advancement: A Review, American Journal of Biomedical and Life Sciences. Vol. 8, No. 3, 2020, pp. 60-63. doi: 10.11648/j.ajbls.20200803.13
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