World Milk Day 2021: Significance, Importance and Why Celebrated


WORLD MILK DAY-2021: Milk is the main source of nutrition. There is no doubt about it. World Milk Day is celebrated on June 1 every year. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is organizing World Dairy Day to inform the public about the importance of global dairy products for the development of the dairy sector. It started on June 1, 2000. On this day various events are held around the world. But no programs are running due to the corona virus. The World Dairy Day website has asked event organizers to let people know about milk and events on social media.

The important goal behind World Dairy Day is to make people aware of the importance of milk and dairy products in our daily lives. Milk and dairy products as the main source of nutrition employ about one billion people worldwide. Dairy products play an important role in the global market economy. India is one of the largest milk producing countries in the world. World Milk Day is celebrated every year with a theme. Programs are organized accordingly. The United Nations has called for the celebration of Milk Day this year with a theme focusing on the environment, nutrition, socio – economic empowerment as well as the dairy sector.

Doctors recommend drinking milk on a daily basis. Milk provides the fats needed for the production of certain types of hormones in the body. The antioxidants in milk provide the nutrients that brain cells need to function actively. Numerous studies have shown that people who drink three glasses of milk a day can stay away from diseases. It is a myth that drinking milk can lead to weight gain. The fats in milk help in reducing excess weight. For those who suffer from insomnia, drinking a glass of milk with a little honey before going to bed will have a good result.

It is estimated that people who have been drinking milk since childhood are less likely to develop breast cancer. Calcium and natural fats in milk fight against cancer. Drinking milk improves eyesight. Digestive problems are reduced. Milk plays an important role in boosting immunity during corona. Consumption of turmeric, pepper and ginger kills pathogens such as viruses and bacteria.