substance that provides color of milk
espinoza at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Aug 7 15:07:50 EST 1997
tivol at news.wadsworth.org (William Tivol) writes:
>phg (pgueguen at alpes-net.fr) wrote:
>: i d like to know witch substance provide the white color of the milk?
> Comparing the color of skim milk to that of whole milk leads me
>to conclude that the lipids contribute a lot to the color. I guess that
>casein is the major contributor to the color of skim milk.
I don't think so because the solutions of pure casein that I have
are colored vaguely yellow. It's not the lactose because 20% lactose is
I think your first guess about the lipids is right. Skim milk still
has a little fat in it. (When does Fat-Free not mean fat free? When
the FDA says it can.)
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