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Nutritional breakdown of Goat Milk and it's comparison to
Cow Milk and Human Milk

Reference: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 16

I do not list an Infant Formula breakdown because there are so many on the market and they are all different. To look up a particular infant formula try searching the USDA National Nutrient Database

This breakdown in Per CUP (8 oz.) of milk:
Nutrient goat milk cow milk,
whole 3.25%
human milk
Weight (edible portion) 244 g 244 g 246 g
Water 212.35 g 215.50 g 215.25 g
Calories 168 kcal 146 kcal 172 kcal
Protein  8.69 g 7.86 g 2.53 g
Total lipid (fat)  10.10 g 7.93 g 10.77 g
Fatty acids, total saturated 6.507 g 4.551 g 4.942 g
Fatty acids, monounsaturated 2.706 g 1.981 g 4.079 g
Fatty acids, polyunsaturated 0.364 g 0.476 g 1.223 g
Cholesterol 27 mg 24 mg 34 mg
Carbohydrates 10.89 g 11.03 g 16.95 g
Sugars 10.86 g 12.83 g 16.95 g
Calcium 327 mg 276 mg 79 mg
Iron 0.12 mg 0.07 mg 0.07 mg
Magnesium 34 mg 24 mg 7 mg
Phosphorus 271 mg 222 mg 34 mg
Potassium 498 mg 349 mg 125 mg
Sodium 122 mg 98 mg 42 mg
Zinc 0.73 mg 0.98 mg 0.42 mg
Copper 0.112 mg 0.027 mg 0.128 mg
Manganese 0.044 mg 0.007 mg 0.064 mg
Selenium 3.4 mcg 9.0 mcg 4.4 mcg
Vitamin C 3.2 mg 0.0 mg 12.3 mg
Thiamin 0.117 mg 0.107 mg 0.034 mg
Riboflavin 0.337 mg 0.447 mg 0.089 mg
Niacin 0.676 mg 0.261 mg 0.435 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.756 mg 0.883 mg 0.549 mg
Vitamin B-6 0.112 mg 0.088 mg 0.027 mg
Vitamin B-12 0.17 mcg 1.07 mcg 0.12 mcg
Folate, total 2 mg 12 mcg 12 mg
Folic acid 0 mcg 0 mcg 0 mcg
Vitamin A, IU

483 IU

249 IU 522 IU

Vitamin A, RAE

139 mcg_RAE 68 mcg_RAE 150 mcg_RAE
Retinol 137 mcg 68 mcg 148 mcg
Vitamin E 0.17 mg 0.15 mg 0.20 mg
Vitamin D 29.28 IU 98.652 IU 9.84 IU
Vitamin K 0.7 mcg 0.5 mcg 0.7 mcg

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