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Milk, Dairy Products and eggs

Nutritional characteristics:
Milk & Dairy products contain Vitamin D and calcium, potassium that promote the growth of bone and reduce the incidence of osteoporosis. Eggs contain protein that promotes cell and muscle growth. In addition, it contains niacin, thiamin, Riboflavin, and B6 vitamin E, iron, zinc, and magnesium
Recommended intake: according to the pyramid 1-3 servings per day of low fat dairy products. Eggs: limit to 4 per week but if egg whites can be eaten with unlimited amount
Serving size:  1 cup per serving, around 100 grams.

Main food products:
Milk: cow milk, goat milk,
Cheese: feta, goat, cheddar, cottage, emmental, gouda, cream, ricotta, 

Seasonality: N/A
Biodiversity & variety:
roomy cheese (hard cheese), cottage cheese, baramili cheese, mesh cheese (spiced cheese).

Publish date 16/10/2013 10:30
Last updated 14/04/2014 15:16