This article focuses on the health benefits of maziwa mala. Maziwa mala/lala is sour milk that is obtained through bacterial fermentation of milk. It has a bitter taste but with a lot of health/ nutritional benefits.
Maziwa Mala/Lala Health Benefits
1. Promotes good bone development
Maziwa mala is rich in calcium that improves and promotes the development of good and strong bones.
2. Eliminates toxins from the body
Maziwa mala helps in eliminating toxins from the body, this is by stimulating the function of the liver and pancreas.
3. Reduces blood pressure
Maziwa contains lactic acid that plays a major role in breaking down milk proteins. The milk proteins release bio-active peptides that reduce blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels in the body.
4. Improves heart health
Maziwa mala is rich in healthy fats such as conjugated linoleic acid which lowers the risk of health attacks and plays a role in regulating weight/ reducing weight gain.
5. Aids in digestion
Maziwa mala is rich in probiotic bacteria that help to easily break down food in the stomach, thus preventing digestive issues such as constipation, cramping and bloating. Probiotic bacteria are live microorganisms mostly found in fermented foods.
It also contains lactic acid that fastens and easiens the process of digestion by stimulating the functions of digestive glands in the body.
6. Boost immunity
Maziwa mala contains important vitamins and nutrients that play a role in improving the body’s immune system. The nutrients and vitamins include; calcium, zinc, potassium, iodine and Vitamin A.
7. Suppresses immune responses/ allergies
Maziwa mala helps to reduce allergies and unnecessary immune responses. It is good for those who are allergic or sensitive to milk as it has fewer allergenic effects.