What is milk?
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Milk is a translucent white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals.
In cooking, unless otherwise specified milk as an ingredient is cow's milk.
Milk provides the primary source of nutrition for young mammals before they are able to digest other types of food.
The exact components of raw milk vary by species, but it contains significant amounts of saturated fat, protein and calcium as well as vitamin C.
Cow's milk has a pH ranging from 6.4 to 6.8, making it slightly acidic.
In the United States, there are two grades of milk, with Grade A primarily used for direct sales and consumption in stores, and Grade B used for indirect consumption, such as in cheesemaking or other processing.
Milk is usually found in the dairy section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Milk is a member of the Dairy and Egg Products US Department of Agriculture nutritional food group.
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