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Vol. 11, Special Issue 6 (2022)

Potential sources of butter and their significance: A review

Author(s):
Bhargav Ram and Anjan Borah
Abstract:
The food industry today is returning to natural foods after emphasizing processed products due to the higher consumer demand for foods, which are well recognized for healthy nutrients. Butter is a water-in-oil emulsion with a minimum fat content of 80%, in which water content should not exceed 16% and non-fat milk solids generally constitute 2%. Butter from animal sources is reported to have side effects in terms of increasing the level of bad cholesterol. Plant-based butter from various sources viz. Peanut, cashew nut, sunflower, etc. are considered healthy alternatives. Additionally, bee pollen is regarded as the best quality protein source not only because of its nutritional qualities but also because of its well-liked flavor. Bee pollen is known as a natural superfood due to its indispensable nutritional and medicinal properties. The current study, therefore, presents an updated overview of Potential sources of butter and its significance.
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How to cite this article:
Bhargav Ram and Anjan Borah. Potential sources of butter and their significance: A review. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 1004-1011.

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