Acta Scientific Nutritional Health

Research ArticleVolume 2 Issue 7

Status of Milk Protein Versus Nonvegetarian Diet as Food Supplement in Management of Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Avinash Shankar1,2*, Amresh Shankar3 and Anuradha Shankar4

1Postgraduate in Endocrinology and Metabolism, AIIMS, Delhi, India
2Chairman, National Institute of Health and Research, Warisaliganj, Nawada, Bihar, India
3State Health Services, Government of Bihar, Director (Hon), Aarogyam Punarjeevan, Patna, India
4Director, Centre for Indigenous Medicine and Research, RA Hospital and Research Centre, Warisaliganj, Nawada, Bihar, India

*Corresponding Author: Avinash Shankar, Postgraduate in Endocrinology and Metabolism, AIIMS, Delhi and Chairman, National Institute of Health and Research, Warisaliganj, Nawada, Bihar, India.

Received: April 24, 2018; Published: June 06, 2018

Citation: Avinash Shankar., et al. “Status of Milk Protein Versus Nonvegetarian Diet as Food Supplement in Management of Pulmonary Tuberculosis”. Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 2.7 (2018).


  India a largest TB burden country in the world and increasing incidence in spite of advancement in diagnostic procedure and modified therapeutic regime. In addition, post therapy quality of life becoming worse due to respiratory distress caused by lung fibrosis resulting in reduced pulmonary bed even in sputum negative cases.

  Though health authority these days practicing Direct observed short term schedule (DOTS) but cross resistance and emergence of mutagenic strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

  For high protein supplement usually non vegetarian food supplement remain a choice but the present study reveals the superiority of milk protein supplement as compared to animal flesh in achieving cure with retained and improved lung vitality and viability and improved pulmonary function due to natural repair of damaged lung parenchyma due to absence of nun nutrient toxic constituents in milk whereas all animal flesh constitute toxic non nutrients which delays cure, impair immunity, healing by fibrosis with compromised pulmonary function and worst quality of life.

Keywords: TB Burden; Respiratory Distress; Milk Protein, Non-Vegetarian Supplement; Pulmonary Function; DOTS; Viability and Vitality; Non-Nutrient

Copyright: © 2018 Avinash Shankar ., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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