Whey Products, Milk Minerals and Dairy Calcium: New Findings, Benefits and Applications
Calcium can be obtained in the diet by various sources, but the most highly recommended source is dairy products. Dairy products are a source of calcium with high bioavailability. The ingredient milk calcium is derived from milk by a unique separation technique. A variety of whey ingredients are also available for calcium fortification purposes. Whey-based products are an excellent and cost efficient source of calcium. In addition, natural milk calcium present advantages in terms of their neutral taste and bland odor. All natural and obtained from milk, these ingredients are preferred by consumers and help manufacturers design products with a "clean label" and natural image.