By Elisha and Lara
Asda stores are now stocking camel milk as the trend for unusual cow’s milk alternatives continues.
The Dubai-based product can be purchased at selected stores for £2.85 per 235ml carton. The higher price may put some people off although the health benefits could justify this.
Camel milk is reportedly the closest form of milk that we have access to besides human milk and is therefore said to benefit the human body far more than other more common alternatives. It also has much higher levels of iron, vitamin C and protein and less fat, it is claimed.
The alternative dairy product is also said to be safer for people with forms of lactose intolerance related to cow’s milk.
Yorkie reporter, Lara Nath took to the university grounds to find out what YSJ students thought about camel milk: