Dairy and Egg

Dairy and Egg

What is dairy?

Dairy products, milk products or lacticinia are a type of food produced from or containing the milk of mammals, primarily cattle, water buffaloes, goats, sheep, camels, and humans. Eggs, however, are not dairy. Dairy products include food items such as:

  • yogurt
  • cheese
  • butter
  • sour cream
  • ice cream
  • milk
  • and more.

Is egg a dairy product?

Egg is not a dairy product. Why people think it is? Maybe it's because of the rich protein nutrition in eggs. In fact eggs are produced from chickens, definitely an animal product, but not from cows, goats, and sheep like dairy products.

Cheese, brie

Brie is a soft cheese made with cow's milk. It is originated from Brie region of French. It is pale in color with a slight grayish tinge under a rind of white mould. A 100 grams of brie contains 334 calories and 27.7 grams of fat, of which 17.4 grams are saturated fat. Brie is a good source of protein; a serving of brie(100 grams) can provide 21 grams of protein. Brie also contains a good amount of both vitamin B12 and vitamin B2.