Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Keeping Fresh Dairy Goodness

Although simple color, white, but milk has many advantages. Viewed from the aspect of nutrition and health, this is a delicious liquid super drink that is able to maintain healthy bones and teeth, protein, minerals and vitamins, to the basic ingredients for beauty therapy.
The use of animal milk cow as human food has been known for a long time. In the year 8000 BC, the nations of the Middle East began to domesticate cattle and sheep for milk taken. Turks even have long mastered the technique of processing milk into cheese for consumption.There are different types of milk on the market, ranging from fresh milk, pasteurized milk, sterilized milk, milk formula, milk growth, to UHT milk. Form of milk has three types, namely liquid milk, milk powder and condensed milk.
With various types of milk available, certainly not easy to choose the best milk for the family. For the baby until he was two years old, the best course is breast milk
For children over two years does not mean that children are not advised to drink milk, milk it could be a good source of calcium.

Due to the complete nutritional content, according to Yoga milk should still be consumed regularly by people of all age ranges.
Compared with other types of milk, fresh milk has a taste the most delicious because the milk fatty acids have not been damaged in the preservation process. But for safety's sake, you should drink the milk will still be heated or sterilized.
Excess UHT
There are different ways of sterilization, the simplest is warming to kill germs.
Sterilization on the combination of high temperature and short time will provide a high level of microbial inactivation but nutritional substances protected
The principle of high temperature and short time is what gave birth to the techniques of UHT (ultra high temperature) or HTST (high temperature short time). Heating temperature used in UHT technique reaches 140 degrees Celsius within 4 seconds.
What distinguishes the milk UHT milk is sterile and high temperature heating technique used. In sterile milk, heating is carried out conventionally, while the UHT milk with techniques PHE (plate heat exchange) is a fluid milk to the heat pipe. The technology was invented by Tetra Pak.
UHT milk packaged in aseptic packaging multilapis made airtight so that the bacteria in the air can not enter into it
Packaging multilapis it also makes milk protected from ultraviolet light and fresh milk in it awake. Processing of fresh milk to UHT milk with these technologies also make UHT milk does not need preservatives but a longer shelf time.
UHT milk has a series of advantages, ranging from a lower protein damage. For information, damage to proteins in processing of liquid milk into milk powder reached 30 percent.
Brief warming in UHT technology also ensures flavor, color, and aroma of fresh milk UHT milk approaching.
Another plus is that the damage can be seen with the eye of UHT milk, milk packaging which seemed inflated.

Bottle Warms Milk Safely

Providing breast milk is very important to every mother in the first year of a baby's life. not all of them are able to breastfeed their babies directly, but by milking breast milk and store it in a sterile bottle. Dairy milk can be given directly or stored in the refrigerator when it would be more than six hours.

Preparation of milk bottles, especially for infants who received formula milk also needs special attention, in order to keep warm and resembles milk breastfeeding. Bottles are warmed by a stove or hot water is quite safe and easy to do. Warming to the microwave still be made, even at the risk high enough.
Here are some ways to warm a bottle of milk:
1. Warms on Top Stove
This method is simple and practical, by putting water in a pan heated over the stove. Or by putting water previously warmed on the stove. After the bottles warmed in this way, the bottle needs to be soaked water to prevent overheating. Before it is given to babies, testing should be done with a few drops of milk in the bottle to the wrist. If the temperature is enough then bottled ready to be given to the baby.
2. Warms the Hot Water Flowing
Another easy way is to warm the bottle with hot water flowing from the tap. Put the bottle under the tap for two minutes to give the bottle warmer temperatures such as breastfeeding. Remember to always do the testing before it is given to babies from getting too hot.

3. Warms the Microwave
Using a microwave to warm the bottle is the most practical, but it needs to be done with caution because the stakes are high. Scald milk in bottles is not recommended to use the microwave because it can damage important immune substances in it. Uneven heating can cause the baby's mouth and throat hurt. So, keep in mind the following tips to safely use the microwave:
- Always heat the bottle with at least 4 ounces of milk in it.- Place the bottle upright in the microwave and remove lid or rubber so that the heat can get out.- Heat the bottle with 4 ounces of milk no more than 30 seconds for an 8 ounce and not more than 45 seconds.- Shake the bottle after heating so that the heat evenly.- Always do the heat test before it is given to infants using the wrist.- Do not use glass milk bottles, because it can lead to cracking and breaking.