Friday, September 11, 2009

Vitamins in Milk

Vitamins in Milk
The vitamins found in milk include vitamins A, D, E and K, ascorbic acid, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, folic acid, and cyanocobalamin.

Ruminant derived all the water soluble vitamins via synthesis by rumen microbial flora, but are dependent on an exogenous supply of the fat soluble vitamins.

The quantities of water soluble vitamins and of vitamin K in milk are little affected by feed, season, breed or stage of lactation, whereas the quantities of vitamins A, D and E are influenced by feed.

All the vitamins appear to be well absorbed from milk products and make important contributions to human diets.
Vitamins in Milk

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