There are many reasons why a person may choose not to consume milk. Some of these may be due to health issues and at other times may be a dietary preference.
Either way, before you decide to skip the milk and add an alternative to your menu, keep a few things in mind.
Nutritionist Bhakti Kapoor recently took to Instagram to explain it dairy-free milk options have “increased in popularity”, it is necessary to know how these milk alternatives are compared with the “basic long-term cow’s milk”.
“Cow’s milk remains the most popular option, especially for children. [It] It provides a good balance of naturally occurring calories from essential fats, proteins and vitamins and vitamins, such as vitamin D and calcium, providing key nutrients. [that] children need growth and development, “Kapoor said in the caption.
He added that when looking for milk substitutes, keep the following in mind:
🥛Look for a nutritional profile similar to real milk.
🥛Choose tasteless, sugar-free options and beware of hidden sugars.
🥛 Whenever possible, avoid additives.
Avoid any products that may trigger allergies.
“In terms of adding lightning to your coffee in the morning, almond milk works well. When it comes to copper, soy milk or oat milk can be excellent substitutes. In most recipes, you can change any milk-to-milk alternative in a 1: 1 ratio, ”the expert said.
He also added a list of things to do and not to do while choosing an alternative; keep reading.
– You have a milk allergy
– It is a personal / ethical decision
– You have a specific medical reason
– You don’t enjoy milk and you know what nutrients to replace
Don’t choose when
– Dietary culture tells you so
– a documentary scares you to do it
– You like the taste of real milk but you are forcing yourself to change
– Do you think that each alternative is nutritionally equivalent to real milk
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