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MYTH 1
MUCH HEALTHIER THAN NATURAL ONE

Of course, processed milk loses an amount of nutritive substances, but it's next to none. At first, milk powder is a source of high-quality milk protein and calcium which strengthens bones, teeth, hair and nails.

Fact: Milk powder contains milk protein and calcium


MYTH 2
PREPARED WITH THE USE OF ARTIFICIAL ADDITIVES

Milk powder is usually made from cow milk. Modern methods of getting milk powder are based on evaporation of moisture in a vacuum. Water is evaporated from milk and there is dry powder left, which is then packaged and sent for sale.

The fact: Milk powder is fresh milk, from which moisture has been removed


MYTH 3
CONTAINS TOO MUCH BAD CHOLESTEROL

During the drying process, the amount of cholesterol does not change, but remains the same as in fresh milk. By the way, the acceptable daily intake of cholesterol is 300-400 mg. In most dairy products, its content is small, so it does not do any harm to the body.

Fact: The amount of cholesterol in fresh and dry milk is the same.


MYTH 4
PRODUCTS CONTAINING MILK POWDER ARE NOT NATURAL

Many products contain dry milk, but they are as natural as those made of fresh milk. Most often, dry milk is added to yoghurts to reach the proper consistency and the required amount of dry substances, firstly protein.

Fact: Products containing milk powder are safe and healthy.


MYTH 5
CAUSES ALLERGY

Сow's milk protein allergy (CMPA) occurs not very often, but there is to be noted that dry milk is as dangerous for people suffering from CMPA as fresh milk.

Fact: If you are allergic to milk protein, do not consume both fresh and dry milk


To make a conclusion, milk powder as a component of other products is not worth worrying about, because it is nothing but common fresh cow milk, from which moisture was firstly evaporated and then added back.

Resource: Milknews