Vitamins in Lowfat Milk
Vitamins are organic compounds which are required in small quantities to sustain life. This organic compound is called vitamin when our organism cannot synthesize it in sufficient quantities and must be obtained through the diet. Most people should get all the vitamins they need by eating a varied and balanced diet.
Some of the vitamins found in Lowfat Milk are: Vitamin A (196 IU), Vitamin B-9 (5 mg) and Vitamin D (1.2 µg).
Nutrition Facts for 100g
Daily values based in a diet 2,000 kcal
The "Vitamin A" is the blanket term for retinoids, biologically active compounds that occur naturally in both plant and animal tissues. In 100 grams of Lowfat Milk, you can find 196 IU of Vitamin A. It provides the 7% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.
Vitamin B12, also known as cyanocobalamin, is a water-soluble nutrient that is part of the B vitamin family. Vitamin B12 is important to DNA synthesis and maintaining healthy nerve cells. 100 grams of Lowfat Milk contains 0.47 micrograms of Vitamin B12, that’s the 8% of the daily recommended value for an adult.
Vitamin D assists in the absorption of calcium and promotes bone mineralization, which may prevent or slow the progressions of osteoporosis. It also helps to strengthen the immune system. 100 grams of Lowfat Milk contains 1.2 micrograms of Vitamin D, that’s the 12% of the daily recommended value for an adult.
Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect cell membranes against damage caused by free radicals and prevents the oxidation of LDL cholesterol. Vitamin E is a group of eight compounds called tocopherols and tocotrienols. 100 grams of Lowfat Milk contains 0.01 milligrams of Vitamin E, that’s the 0% of the daily recommended value for an adult.
While rare, a deficiency in vitamin K can lead to defective blood clotting, increased bleeding and osteoporosis. Vitamin K is found in plants such as broccoli, cauliflower, parsley and spinach. 0.1 micrograms of Vitamin K can be found on every 100 grams of Lowfat Milk, the 0% of the total daily recommended Vitamin K intake.
More commonly known as thiamin, the Vitamin B1 is a water-soluble vitamin and part of the B vitamin family. B vitamins help support adrenal function, help calm and maintain a healthy nervous system. In 100 grams of Lowfat Milk, you can find 0.02 milligrams of Vitamin B-1. It provides the 1% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.
The Vitamin B2 can act as an antioxidant, potentially helping to prevent cancer and prohibit cholesterol buildup by controlling the proliferation of harmful molecules known as free radicals. In 100 grams of Lowfat Milk, you can find 0.18 milligrams of Vitamin B-2. It provides the 11% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.
Vitamin B-3 reduces the risk of heart disease and lowers harmful cholesterol while raising good cholesterol. Vitamin B3 may also reduce the incidence of asthma-induced wheezing and is helpful in treating atherosclerosis. In 100 grams of Lowfat Milk, you can find 0.09 milligrams of Vitamin B-3. It provides the 0% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.
The pantothenic acid (or Vitamin B5) is a water-soluble nutrient that help support adrenal function and a healthy nervous system. Vitamin B5 can be found in nearly every food. In 100 grams of Lowfat Milk, you can find 0.36 milligrams of Vitamin B5. It provides the 4% of the daily recommended value for the average adult.
Vitamin B9 is essential for human growth and development, encourages normal nerve and proper brain functioning, and may help reduce blood-levels of the amino acid homocysteine. 5 micrograms of Vitamin B9 can be found on every 100 grams of Lowfat Milk, the 1% of the total daily recommended Vitamin B-9 intake.
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