The video above explains the concept of the food matrix effect, using the dairy matrix as an example. It explains how the health effects of a food depend on more than the single nutrients it contains but also on food structure and nutrient interactions.
The Nutritional Composition of Dairy
There is a wide range of dairy products on the market. The generic nutritional composition of key dairy products is given below. Please note that data is provided per 100g. To calculate nutrient values for specific portion sizes, divide figures given by 100 and multiply by the weight of the specific portion.