Separating the cows from the goats

Some lactose intolerant people drink goat’s milk instead of cow’s milk because it is more digestible. Turns out they could be at risk of vitamin A deficiency. Well, not really. But a recent French study that compared farmhouse cheeses made from cow’s milk and goat’s milk discovered that chevres contained no beta carotene, a precursor of vitamin A. Vive la difference.

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