Dairy Alternatives

Milk products are loved a lot by people all around the world. But it becomes a real big problem for people who are lactose intolerant. The milk and dairy alternative products industry offers an array of solution that can help then cater to their milk requirements.

Almond milk is made from powdered almonds and water. It is known for its low-calorie content and ha fat almost half as that of milk. Whatever fat content present in almond milk is healthy fat and fiber is something not found in cow’s milk. However, it contains very little protein i.e. only 1 gram, compared to 8 grams in a cup of cow’s milk. Coconut milk, which only to clarify, is very much different from coconut water and is known for its rich creamy and thick texture. It is prepared from the grated meat of a brown coconut. But by the time a carton of coconut milk reaches the retailer’s store, it is watered down and loses a lot of its fat content and can be, therefore, consumed by people who are having health issues and cannot consume a lot of saturated or unsaturated fatty substances. Every eight ounce of this milk consists of about 70 calories and contains no protein.

There are a lot more options available in the market such as soy milk, hemp milk, oat milk, rice milk, etc. amongst which soy milk is very popular amongst fitness enthusiasts and athletes due to its high protein content.

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