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Skimmed Milk

Also Known As : Fat-free milk, Non fat milk


Taste Profile

It is mild sweet in taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Skimmed milk can be used in many dishes.
  2. It can be used to make milkshakes, yogurts and other dairy food items.
  3. It can also be used to make cakes, muffins and puddings.
  4. It should be stored in a refrigerator.

Common names and forms

  1. Nonfat Milk


Skimmed milk is a milk from which the cream has been removed. It contains around 0.1% fat. It is made by placing the whole milk in a machine called centrifugal separator. It is low in calories and fat.

Health benefits

  • Skimmed milk is a good source of protein which helps in building and maintaining lean muscle mass.(1)
  • It contains calcium which helps in muscle function and nervous system function.(1)
  • It contains less calories that helps in weight loss.(1)
  • It is helpful in lowering the risk of atherosclerosis and protects against heart attacks and strokes.(1)
  • Skimmed milk also helps in the proper development and growth of muscles, bones, cells and tissues.(1)

Selection Guide

Check the manufacturing date and expiry date before buying.


Skimmed milk has high glycemic index which can have less control on blood sugar levels. Because of its less fat content it may lead to overeating.(2)

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