Milk Composition and Nutrients Quiz
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Milk Composition and Nutrients Quiz

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Which molecule is lactose composed of?

Glucose + Galactose

What is the main constituent of milk?

Water

What effect do normal pasteurization conditions have on lactose?

Have no significant effect on lactose

What are oligosaccharides and polysaccharides composed of?

<p>A few to many sugar molecules</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the composition of carbohydrates in milk?

<p>Approximately 4.9%</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the undesirable outcome of the browning reaction, also known as the Maillard reaction, in milk?

<p>Undesirable flavors and color</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the most common type of fat, which contains 3 fatty acids attached to a 3-carbon backbone?

<p>Triglyceride</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are mono- and diglycerides primarily used for in foods?

<p>Emulsifying fat and water</p> Signup and view all the answers

What percentage of saturated fatty acids are present in milk fat?

<p>65%</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the name of the enzymes that degrade fat, and what is the process called?

<p>Lipases, lipolysis</p> Signup and view all the answers

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