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Nutrients in cow's milk

Nutrients in cow's milk

Cow’s milk is a good source of:

  • Protein 
  • Calcium
  • Vitamin B12 
  • Iodine
  • Magnesium, which is essential for bone development and muscle function.
  • Whey and casein that play a role in lowering blood pressure.

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It is important not to assume that milk alternatives are the same as cow's milk. 

Dairy-free alternatives for milk include soy, almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, coconuts, macadamia nuts, rice, flax, oats or hemp. The main ingredient is processed and diluted with water.

There is a link between saturated fat and heart disease, but whole milk only contains around 3,5% fat, semi-skimmed around 1,5% and skimmed milk 0,3%.

The estrogen levels of cows increase 20-fold when they are pregnant. Although one study linked estrogen levels to breast, ovarian and uterine cancers, ingesting hormones through cow's milk is no cause for concern.

  • If children between one and three consume half a pint of milk, they will consume enough calcium for healthy bone development. 
  • Calcium is crucial during our adolescence for the development of bone strength....

Those with lactose intolerance can drink small amounts of cow's milk.

Milk alternatives are usually fortified with the nutrients that occur in cow's milk, such as calcium. Yet, it is not sure if fortified vitamins and minerals provide the same health benefits.

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