Milk powder is basically a manufactured dairy product produced by drying milk to dryness, hence is white in colour and powder in form. The water content in milk is around 87 percent and solid content is around 13 percent. It is generally used as a substitute for liquid milk. It can be kept for days without being refrigerated due to the fact that it has low moisture content and thus has a long shelf life, but when you combine milk powder with water, then it is viable to be refrigerated in the fridge. They have ample usage, like the instant milk powder, that easily is dissolved in water. There are also enriched ones that have been produced to meet the demands of consumers at various levels. They are loaded with nutrients, where most of the milk powder is enriched in iron, calcium, and folate. Both milk powder and dry milk is the same. Milk powder can also bind, thicken water, and is also used as an emulsifier. It is quite cost-effective, as it is cheaper when compared with regular milk, and is apt for people who are intolerant to lactose. But it contains oxidized cholesterol, which is a wax substance that sticks to the arteries and harms the blood vessels. Therefore this happens to be a trigger for the formation of plaques, which are the beginning of heart diseases.
At the time of purchase always check the date of expiration. It should be moisture free, that is it should not form lumps.
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