Handbook of Milk Composition
This work offers a collection of existing data summarizing the composition of milk. It provides current information on all aspects of human and bovine milk, including sampling, storage and composition. There are specific chapters on major and minor components such as protein, carbohydrates, electrolytes, minerals, vitamins and hormones. The text also features coverage of compartmentation, host-defence components, factors affecting composition, composition of commercial formulas, and contaminants. Information on milks from other species, including those consumed and not consumed by humans is also featured.