How effective is vitamin-enriched milk?

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Fitness and Nutrition | January 25, 2024 | Comments 0

The semi-skimmed or skimmed milk products lose some of the fat soluble vitamins A, D and E in the process that removes the fat, so they contain smaller amounts of these vitamins than their entire presentations.

If you are a consumer of skimmed products may be appropriate to include in your diet milk fortified with these vitamins.

How effective is vitamin-enriched milk?

Recall the properties of Vitamin A

  • The base molecule of the vitamin is retinol. We can find it in liver, dairy products , cheese and butter.
  • Remember its properties:
  • With it we make rhodopsin, a pigment vital for vision.
  • Contribute to the health of the skin and mucous membranes.
  • Collaborate in the growth of bones .
  • Is antioxidant .


Vitamin A deficiency

  • People with poor food consumption animals .
  • Intestinal diseases.
  • Chronic diarrhea.
  • Hypothyroidism, diabetes mellitus, liver cirrhosis.


Sources of vitamin D

  • It is essential for determining the calcium and bone formation.
  • Besides dairy products, is located in butter, margarine , animal fats and fatty fish.
  • Yolk.
  • Liver.


Properties of Vitamin E

  • Participates in the synthesis of sex hormones.
  • Its deficiency is related to an immune deficit.
  • It is found in plant products such as sunflower, soybean, corn, olive,wheat germ , margarine. Also present in the whole milk.


Since the recommended daily amount is about 10 mg., (100 grams of whole milk) may be interesting to take if you drink milk enriched few sources of this vitamin.


Originally posted 2013-04-16 11:40:50.

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