Does only cow milk contain protein or milk of other animals like camel milk and goat milk also contains protein?

Cow milk constitutes approximately 3.5% of protein and 5% lactose, along with other contents. Goat and Camel milk also contain similar protein content.

Milk obtained from few breeds of camel contains a higher content of fat compared to cow milk, but protein and lactose content are similar in proportion.

Camel milk contains three times more vitamin C compared to cow milk. It is consumed by the people of arid and semi-arid areas who cannot obtain vitamin C from fruits and vegetables.

[Extra information:

Milk is called a "complete food" because it has a lot of protein, fat, carbs, all known vitamins, and many essential minerals that are needed for growth and good health.

Milk has a lot of high-quality protein and all nine essential amino acids. It might help stop muscle loss that comes with getting older and speed up muscle repair after exercise.

Milk has nutrients like calcium, vitamin D, phosphorus, and magnesium that are good for bone health. Studies show that drinking milk and eating dairy products may prevent osteoporosis and cut the chance of breaking a bone.

Adding milk to your diet, especially whole milk, may keep you from getting fat.]


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Updated on: 16-Jan-2023


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