Cow's milk is a complex and dynamic fluid that contains all nutrients needed for the development and growth of the calf. Milk contains lipids (dairy fat), high-quality protein, vitamins, minerals, and other bioactive components.
Cow milk Nutrition Facts: Calories, Carbs, and Health BenefitsTweet
Cow milk is composed of 87.71% water, 5.49% carbohydrates, 3.95% protein, and 1.98% fat. If you consume one cup of cow milk you will get 13.451 grams of carbohydrates. It is equal to 10.35 percent of the 130 grams of carbohydrates you should include in your daily diet, according to the Institute of Medicine (US). That same a 100 gram reference serving of cow milk provides 56 calories and is a modest source of Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) (17.64% DV) and Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) (16.25% DV). This means if your diet contains cow milk, it helps your body to maintain oxygen processing, convert proteins into simpler amino acids for usage, maintain abundant energy supply and it is effective against anemiaincrease of neurological dysfunctionthe progression of age-related lens opacification. Besides it it contains a modest amount of Phosphorus (16% DV) and Calcium (14.3% DV).