Proteins (soluble) .......... 0.79%

Lactose..................... 4.73%

Ash ......................... 0.44%

Fat......................... a trace contains the soluble albuminoids, sugar and saline constituents of the milk and (in suspension) the particles of casein and fat which may pass through the strainer. Whey is excellent as a means of varying the diet of the sick, often of special service in fevers - allaying thirst, refreshing, nourishing; proves a valuable resource as a food for infants in cases of difficult feeding and under conditions where "rest feeding" is indicated.