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Milk

A white liquid containing proteins, fats, lactose, various vitamins and minerals that is produced by the mammary glands of all mature female mammals after they have given birth to their young. It is the primary source of nutrition for young mammals before they are able to digest other types of food.

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Milk

Dairy products; Milk

Liquid produced by mothers of many species for feeding their young offspring.

Whole milk

Dairy products; Milk

Fresh milk from the cow, with nothing added or taken away and generally unpasteurized. Whole milk is naturally rich in a range of nutrients needed for growth, development and maintenance of the human ...

Htst pasteurisation

Dairy products; Milk

Milk or cream is heated to a high temperature for a short time (see Pasteurization).

Lactose

Dairy products; Milk

A natural sugar found in milk and milk products.

U.h.t. pasteurisation

Dairy products; Milk

Sterilised milk that has been heat-treated at an ultra-high temperature (138 to 158°C), i.e. to a higher temperature than regular pasteurization.

Lactose intolerance

Dairy products; Milk

A condition in which the body cannot easily digest foods that contain lactose. Common symptoms include stomach pain, diarrhea, bloating, and gas.

Chocolate milk

Dairy products; Milk

A tasty beverage made by mixing milk with sugar and cocoa.

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