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- Goat's milk is the number one consumed milk in the world (70%);
- Goat's milk is much less popular in the United States, but steadily gaining popularity;
- It is used to make cream, cheese, butter, ice cream, yogurt, candy, soap and other body products;
- Goat milk is whiter than whole cow milk;
- It is believed that goats were the first domesticated animal;
- There are cave paintings of goats;
- Goat milk has the same amount of protein, vitamins C, and D as cow milk;
- Goat milk is high in vitamins A, B, Riboflavin.
- Goat milk is high in minerals, calcium, potassium, magnesium, thiamin, niacin, and phosphorus.
- Goat's milk is naturally homegenized, which means the cream remains suspended in the milk, instead of rising to the top.
- Like human milk, goat's milk does not have the alpha S1 casein protein.
- Many people who are lactose intolerant can digest goat's milk, in part because of this missing protein.
- Goat's milk can be used in dessert recipes calling for milk.
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