Milk Fat Is A Food Additive Essay

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The ingredients listed underneath “cheese blend” are whey, milk fat, milk protein concentrate, salt, sodium tripolyphosphate, citric acid, lactic acid, sodium phosphate, yellow 5, yellow 6, cheese culture, and enzymes.
Whey is a protein. It is good for your body, especially if you are lactose intolerant. Whey is made from the watery portion of milk that is separated from curds when making cheese. It is mostly used as a protein supplement. Whey is considered likely safe in children and adults when taken appropriately. Some side effects include increased bowel movements, nausea, thirst, bloating, cramps, reduces appetite, fatigue, and headache. On the Kraft Macaroni and Cheese label, it says “may contain milk,” this ingredient is one of reasons why this warning label is on the box.
Milk fat is a food additive. It consists of fatty acids, which may be unsaturated. Unsaturated fatty acids are good for you. They are considered the good type of fat. Milk fat can be destroyed by enzymes (lipase), light exposure, and oxidation.
Milk protein concentrate is a food additive and contains between 40-90% milk fat. It is usually made from skim milk. It is used for many things, including cheese products and cultured products. When the milk protein concentrate is made, it is very high in protein. It is good for our body. There are many vitamins and nutrients in milk that are essential for the body.
Salt is a mineral and food (flavor) additive. Sodium itself is…

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