Milk Nutritive Role and Potential Benefits in Human Health

  title={Milk Nutritive Role and Potential Benefits in Human Health},
  author={Paula Pereira and Filipa Vicente},
Milk has a recognized role in human diet since birth. Despite the most recent controversies on the possible impact on health of being from another species and the known contraindications on milk consumption, the nutritional composition has shown that milk is a valuable protein and calcium source. Epidemiologic studies have shown that its richness can justify multiple protective actions in cardiovascular and metabolic health in addition to several potential anticancer mechanisms. There is a… CONTINUE READING

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