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Buttermilk

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About This Food

Description

Haven't tried buttermilk? It's time you gave this old-fashioned staple a chance.

Buttermilk is packed with health-promoting probiotics including Lactococcus lactic and Leuconostoc cremoris that provide a myriad of benefits ranging from gastrointestinal health to cancer prevention.

Delicious whirled into a smoothie and wonderful for baking, buttermilk lends a rich, hearty flavor with fewer calories than whole milk or cream. It's also a great base for creating soups or salad dressings. Because of its high acidity, buttermilk makes an effective and flavorful marinade.

As with all dairy products, choose organic buttermilk (preferably from grass-fed cows) that is rBGH-free.

Estimated Glycemic Load = 9

Selecting & Storing

Refrigerate at 33°F-38°F. Freshest tasting within 5 days after opening.

Special diets
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • High Protein Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • Calcium
  • Riboflavin
  • Phosphorous
Good Source of
  • Potassium
  • Protein
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Citrus
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 cup(s)milk

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Calories: 98

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 2 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
2.16 g
Saturated Fat
1.34 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.62 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.08 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
32 g
ALA
32 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
9.8 mg
Total Carbohydrate
11.74 g
Net Carbohydrate
11.74 g
Sugars
11.74 g
Fiber
0 g
Protein
8.11 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
63.7 IU
1%
Vitamin C
2.45 mg
4%
Vitamin D
2.45 IU
1%
Vitamin E
0.12 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.08 mg
4%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0.25 mg
0%
Folate
12.25 mcg
3%
Niacin
0.14 mg
1%
Riboflavin
0.38 mg
22%
Thiamin
0.08 mg
5%
Choline
39.2 mg
7%
Minerals
Calcium
284.2 mg
28%
Copper
0.03 mg
2%
Iron
0.12 mg
1%
Magnesium
26.95 mg
7%
Manganese
0 mg
0%
Phosphorous
218.05 mg
22%
Potassium
369.95 mg
11%
Selenium
4.9 mcg
7%
Sodium
257.25 mg
11%
Zinc
1.03 mg
7%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
2.45 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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