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Nutritional Composition and Medicinal Properties of Camel Milk, and Cheese Processing

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Muhammad Abdul Rahim, Waseem Khalid, Muhammad Modassar Ali Nawaz Ranjha, Saadia Ambreen, Chasheen Fizza, Anam Tariq, Mohsin Ali, Ali Hasan, Arooj Rauf, Afifa Aziz

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Int. J. Biosci.17( 4), 83-98, October 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/17.4.83-98


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This review has been conducted on camel milk and its nutritional parameters and medicinal effect on humans. Basically, milk is a complete diet and it is composed of a wide range of health-beneficial components. Camel milk has salty taste due to rich of minerals. Nutritionally, it is composed of protein in form of casein and whey, short-chain fatty acid, lactose, immunoglobulins, vitamin including A, E, D, and B, and minerals such as sodium, potassium, iron, copper, zinc and magnesium, especially calcium and kalium. Medicinally, camel milk can reduce the risk of cancer and autism. This milk is also suitable for infectious diseases like diarrhea, hepatitis and allergy and plays a vital role in physiological disorders such as diabetes. The immunoglobulins components of camel milk boost human immunity. Camel milk is stored after processing in the form of cheese. The camel milk is beneficial for human health against diseases.


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Nutritional Composition and Medicinal Properties of Camel Milk, and Cheese Processing

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