My curiosity piqued, the speaker related how she had sampled camel milk in one of her international trips to a chocolate-related conference or similar envy-inspiring event. Not only was it supposed to be more nutritious than cow milk, she said, but it also was supposed to be better for allergic, autoimmune, and related issues.
Having never seen camel milk for sale -- nor tasted it -- I cannot vouch for either taste or salutary effect one way or another, but several articles popped up in a Bing search, including this one by an Australian journalist who drank camel milk for four weeks and found that it had a somewhat beneficial effect on her probable Irritable Bowel Disease, and this study from the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM), as published on a resources of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health, suggesting that camel milk could possibly improve autistic behavior.
One important point? Camel milk seems to be sold raw - -meaning that it is unpasteurized; of course, pasteurization is employed with milk to remove potentially dangerous organism/pathogens. Be forewarned!
Has anyone tried camel milk? The Australian journalist obtained the camel milk direct from a farm that she had visited; Amazon sells it, here; but, again, I cannot vouch for the quality/pasteurization, etc. More later on where to obtain, how much it costs; and, perhaps, how it tastes!
Also, check out these links to stories about camel milk production in Australia, and here.
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