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Comparative nutrient profiling of retail goat and cow milk

Stergiadis, S., Norskov, N., Purup, S., Givens, I. and Lee, M. (2019) Comparative nutrient profiling of retail goat and cow milk. Nutrients, 11 (10). 2282. ISSN 2072-6643

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To link to this item DOI: 10.3390/nu11102282

Abstract/Summary

Goat milk is globally consumed but nutritional profiling at retail level is scarce. This study compared the nutrient composition of retail cow and goat milk (basic solids, fatty acids, minerals, and phytoestrogens) throughout the year and quantified the potential implications on the consumers’ nutrient intakes. When compared to cow milk, goat milk demonstrated nutritionally desirable traits, such as lower concentrations of C12:0, C14:0, C16:0 and Na:K ratio, and the higher concentrations of cis PUFA, EPA, DHA, isoflavones, B, Cu, Mg, Mn, P and I; although the latter may be less desirable in cases of high milk intakes. However, in contrast with nutritional targets, it had lower concentrations of omega-3 PUFA, vaccenic acid, lignans, Ca, S and Zn. The extent of these differences was strongly influenced by season and may demonstrate a combination of differences on intrinsic species metabolism, and farm breeding/husbandry practices.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Agriculture, Policy and Development > Food Production and Quality Division > Animal, Dairy and Food Chain Sciences (ADFCS)
ID Code:86238
Publisher:MDPI

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