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Cow Milk


Description

Cow's milk is a popular type of milk that is produced by cows. It is a good source of many important nutrients, making it a valuable addition to a healthy diet.

One of the biggest benefits of cow's milk is that it is a good source of calcium. Calcium is an essential mineral that is important for maintaining strong bones and teeth. Cow's milk is also a good source of protein, which is important for maintaining strong muscles, bones, and connective tissue. Additionally, cow's milk is a good source of vitamins D and B12, which are important for a healthy immune system and the production of red blood cells.

One potential drawback of cow's milk is that it can be high in fat, particularly saturated fat. Consuming too much saturated fat can increase your risk of heart disease and other health problems. Additionally, some people may be allergic to cow's milk or may have lactose intolerance, which can cause symptoms such as bloating, gas, and diarrhea.

Overall, cow's milk is a nutritious and delicious food that offers many health benefits. While it is high in fat and some people may be unable to tolerate it, it can still be a healthy choice when consumed in moderation as part of a balanced diet. It is important to choose low-fat or fat-free varieties of cow's milk to minimize their fat and calorie content.

Cow Milk is a food in the "Dairy" category and it is high in carbohydrates. It is a food with a very low energy density: 100g provide about 3% of the recommended daily energy intake. Cow Milk as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Cow Milk is rich in minerals. The most present mineral is Potassium (K) and in 100g it contains enough Selenium (Se) to provide 3454% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is Riboflavin (B2) and in 100g it contains enough Riboflavin (B2) to provide 10% of the daily requirement.

( ! ) This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.

Nutrition Facts (100g)

RDA
Energy 60 kcal
251 kJ
3%
Water 88.1 g
88 ml
4%
Protein 3.28 g 7%
Carbohydrate 4.67 g 2%
Sugars 4.81 g 10%
Fat 3.2 g 4%
Saturated 2 1.86 g (of recommended max) 9%
Monounsatured 0.688 g 2%
Polyunsatured 0.108 g 1%
Cholesterol 1 12 mg (of recommended max) 5%

1 A maximum of 250mg of cholesterol per day is recommended

2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended

Minerals

Calcium (Ca) 123 mg 9%
Magnesium (Mg) 12 mg 3%
Phosphorus (P) 101 mg 8%
Potassium (K) 150 mg 3%
Sodium (Na) 38 mg 2%
Zinc (Zn) 0.41 mg 4%
Copper (Cu) 0.001 mg 0%
Selenium (Se) 1.9 mg 3455%

Vitamins

Thiamin (B1) 0.056 mg 5%
Riboflavin (B2) 0.138 mg 11%
Niacin (B3) 0.105 mg 1%
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.061 mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.032 mg 4%
Vitamin K 0.0003 mg 0%
Vitamin E 0.05 mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.0011 mg 6%

Amino acids

Arginine 0.09 g
Histidine 0.095 g 14%
Lysine 0.264 g 13%
Aspartic acid 0.27 g
Glutamic acid 0.708 g
Serine 0.19 g
Threonine 0.134 g 13%
Cysteine 0.019 g
Glycine 0.062 g
Proline 0.311 g
Alanine 0.107 g
Isoleucine 0.163 g 12%
Leucine 0.299 g 11%
Methionine 0.083 g 8%
Phenylalanine 0.163 g 9%
Tryptophan 0.04 g 14%
Tyrosine 0.159 g
Valine 0.206 g 11%

Data analysis

Macronutrients relative proportion

This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Cow Milk is high in carbohydrates.

Carbohydrates: 41.9%
Fats: 28.7%
Proteins: 29.4%

Vitamins relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Riboflavin (B2). Riboflavin (B2) is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Riboflavin (B2) helps the body grow and produce red blood cells.

This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Minerals relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Potassium (K). Potassium (K) is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Potassium (K) helps the body keep proper fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle contraction.

This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Essential amino acids relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each essential amino acid in relation to the one most present. The most abundant aminoacid is Glutamic Acid.

This graph shows the amount of each essential amino acid (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

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Food
Fruit Vegetables Meat Dairy Eggs Bread Superfood Legumes Cereals Nuts and Seeds Seafood Other Spices and Herbs
Macronutrients Carbohydrate Fat Protein Water Fiber
Vitamins Thiamin (B1) Riboflavin (B2) Niacin (B3) Pantothenic Acid (B5) Pyridoxine (B6) Folate (B9) Cobalamine (B12) Ascorbic Acid (C) Vitamin A Vitamin K Vitamin E Vitamin D
Minerals Calcium (Ca) Iron (Fe) Magnesium (Mg) Phosphorus (P) Potassium (K) Sodium (Na) Zinc (Zn) Copper (Cu) Manganese (Mn) Iodine (I) Selenium (Se) Fluoride (F)
Amino acids Arginine Histidine Lysine Aspartic Acid Glutamic Acid Serine Threonine Asparagine Glutamine Cysteine Selenocysteine Glycine Proline Alanine Isoleucine Leucine Methionine Phenylalanine Tryptophan Tyrosine Valine