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Table 5 Mineral content of cow, buffalo, goat and sheep milk

From: Antioxidant properties of Milk and dairy products: a comprehensive review of the current knowledge

Minerals Cow Milk Buffalo Milk Goat Milk Sheep Milk
Calcium 122 (mg/100 g) 112 (mg/100 g) 134 (mg/100 g) 195–200 (mg/100 g)
Phosphorusa 119 (mg/100 g) 99 (mg/100 g) 121 (mg/100 g) 124–158 (mg/100 g)
Potassium 152 (mg/100 g) 92 (mg/100 g) 181 (mg/100 g) 136–140 (mg/100 g)
Magnesium 12 (mg/100 g) 8 (mg/100 g) 16 (mg/100 g) 18–21 (mg/100 g)
Sodium 58 (mg/100 g) 35 (mg/100 g) 41 (mg/100 g) 44–58 (mg/100 g)
Zinca 530 (μg/100 g) 410 (μg/100 g) 56 (μg/100 g) 520–747 (μg/100 g)
Ironb 80 (μg/100 g) 161 (μg/100 g) 7.22 (μg/100 g) 72–122 (μg/100 g)
Copperb 60.58 (μg/100 g) 35 (μg/100 g) 5.13 (μg/100 g) 40–68 (μg/100 g)
Manganese 20 (μg/100 g) 27 (μg/100 g) 3.2 (μg/100 g) 5.39 (μg/100 g)
Iodine 2.1 (μg/100 g) 4 (μg/100 g) 2.2 (μg/100 g) 10.41 (μg/100 g)
Seleniuma 0.96 (μg/100 g) 6 (μg/100 g) 1.33 (μg/100 g) 3.14 (μg/100 g)
  1. aChemical constituents has antioxidant activity in milk
  2. bChemical constituent has pro-oxidant activity
  3. Source of Data
  4. Cow Milk: [46]
  5. Buffalo Milk: [107]
  6. Goat Milk: [109]
  7. Sheep Milk: [107]