14 Jun Almond Milk vs Cow’s Milk: The Mis-Guided Message – Part I (Why Dairy?)
Many people drink almond milk (including rice milk) as a dairy replacement/alternative to cow’s milk. Other than being fortified with calcium, almond milk is nutrient poor and only offer 1 gram of protein. The truth of the matter is almond and rice milks are really ‘watery juices’ and not dairy alternatives. Sorry to disappointment you.
More about Almond Milk
Despite the fact that whole almonds are rich sources of fiber, protein, and calcium, almond milk is not. When almonds are transformed into liquid, unfortunately none of the beneficial fiber or nutrients are transferred to the final product.
Why Dairy Away?
Many adults feel our bodies do not require dairy after childhood. Many more adults believe that since animals do not drink milk after childhood, humans should not either. This mindset is comparing apples to oranges. The human body is not designed in the same manner as animals in the wild life. Humans are not walking and exhibiting a level of independence weeks after birth like many animals. Therefore, why are humans being compared to animals when it comes to consuming drinking milk!