International Journal of Chemical Studies
Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2017)
Perspective role of goat milk and products: A review
Author(s): Kavita Banjare, Manikant Kumar, Rajnikant Kumar, S Kartikyen, BK Goel and Sudhir Uprit
Abstract: Goats play a vital role in livestock industries and socio-economic structure of rural people. South Asian countries are major producers of goat milk, whereas, European countries are the most developed dairy goat industries. Goat milk contains higher amount of vitamins, minerals and lower amount of lactose than cow milk, which is beneficial for lactose intolerance patients. It also contains trace elements, enzymes, protein and polyunsaturated fatty acids. The unique characteristics of goat milk have been fairly surveyed regarding nutritional value and some health benefits. Goat milk and its products thereof may be useful for fast brain development, curing dengue fever, lactose intolerance, digestive utilization of fat, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic properties, anti-microbial activity and less allergenic as an infant formula. Goat milk and goat milk based products are sold commercially, which purports numerous health benefits. Goat milk products other than cheeses are considered to be the dairy products with greatest marketing potential.
Pages: 1328-1338 | 631 Views 15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Kavita Banjare, Manikant Kumar, Rajnikant Kumar, S Kartikyen, BK Goel, Sudhir Uprit. Perspective role of goat milk and products: A review. Int J Chem Stud 2017;5(4):1328-1338.