I wish this article to look a little more detail alternative of well-known cow’s milk. In fact, if you really want to turn off dairy products from your daily menu you will understand that’s not as difficult as you imagine. I say this from the perspective of someone who was a great lover of all milky delicacies. There are so rich variety and alternatives that are not only tasty but extremely useful – almond, hazelnut, coconut, rice, hemp milk. This article will focus on varieties of vegetable milk and valuable substances that you can get from them.
Choice of vegetable milk
Everything in the selection of vegetable milk depends on personal preference. Because of the wide variety selection, the choice can be difficult but don’t worry. Experiment and you will find what you like the most.
The choice of vegetarian milk also depends on what you want to use milk. A wonderful substitute for cream/milk in coffee is milked such as soy, coconut or hazelnut. For soups and sauces are a wonderful choice soy or rice milk. Almond, coconut, and hemp can be used for various desserts and pasta.
If you decide to replace dairy products with their plant equivalents maybe you want to know to what extent these ‘novel’ in your diet products are useful and nutritious. Overall nutrient values of a milk are determined from the content of various vitamins, minerals, amino acids. Depending on the type of milk, you will obtain such different types and amounts of these valuable substances for your body.
Types of milk
In order not to repeat I directly deal with several types of plant milk:
Soy itself is rich in fiber and protein that are essential for a number of processes in the human organism. It contains omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and is a source of numerous minerals such as copper, magnesium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, manganese.
This milk contains large amounts of omega-3 and omega-6, 10-essential amino acids, folic acid, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, calcium. Also from the consumption, you can get as vitamins A, B12, D and E. It has an interesting flavor, but when mixed into a beverage can’t distinguish from animal milk.
It also contains folic acid, and antioxidants and vitamins A, B and E. It is rich in fiber and has a relatively low content of fat and sugars. From oat milk, you can get important minerals such as – potassium, phosphorus, and manganese. It should be noted that milk contains gluten and is not suitable for people with gluten intolerance.4.Rise milk
Rice milk is a very low-fat content. It is prepared most often from brown rice. It is rich in minerals and vitamins such as – calcium, niacin, iron and vitamins – A, B12, D.
Coconut milk has a very high content of vitamin B, vitamin C, and E. It also contains fiber, calcium, magnesium, selenium, zinc, phosphorus, sodium. From it, you can obtain your body with Omega 3, 6, 9, and some essential amino acids. This milk should be consumed in moderation because of the high content of saturated fat.
Almond milk has a mild taste and aroma. It is rich in minerals such as magnesium, copper, manganese, calcium, as well as selenium, vitamin E, and antioxidants. It is recommended for improving the immune system.
Of hazelnut milk, you can get vitamin B1, B2, B6, E Also hazelnuts are rich in folic acid. Taste and flavor are stronger than those of almond milk.
This milk can provide you with an extensive import of vitamins B, omega 3,6, 9. It also abounds in minerals such as magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, zinc, copper, iron, selenium, manganese. It is a good energy source, but it is also quite caloric, due to the high percentage of fats and carbohydrates.
Flax milk is the lowest in calories. This milk is rich in vitamins and minerals – A, B12, D, and calcium and omega 3 acids. As a disadvantage can be noted that it doesn’t contain protein.
In case that you are really decided to do something good for your body and yourself, namely to stop or at least reduce the use of animal dairy products, we welcome you. Hopefully at least one of the above alternatives to suit you. If you can learn your body that it is useful and brings vital substances the conflict, that might be there at the beginning with you, will stop. „No, I can’t live without milk, cheese …“ or whatever else you remember. On the contrary! You can. You just have to try and see how your body will thank you many many times for this decision.