Benefits of Plant-Based Almond Milk

Plant-based milk is considered to be superior to animal-based milk in terms of nutrition and tolerance as well. Well, there is more to almond-based milk. Let us find out the benefits of almond milk.

If you are a vegan or interested in going completely vegan, plant-based almond milk is the best choice to start with. Yes, almond milk is creating a buzz these days, especially with celebs who are turning to plant-based diets for a good physique, weight loss, and beautiful skin. The benefits of almond milk are endless. Let us know more about almond milk and why we should include this in our daily diet. 

What is almond milk?

Almond milk is made of ground almonds and water. This is considered to be one of the purest forms of almond milk. Let us not forget the tetra pack of almond milk which is also available easily in supermarkets. 

Almond milk is naturally dairy-free meaning it is suitable for vegans as well as people who have a dairy allergy or lactose intolerance.

Which is the best form of almond milk?

It is recommended to choose pure and natural almond milk devoid of any ingredients. So, it is advisable to prepare almond milk at home which is of superior quality with great nutritive properties. 

In most commercial almond milk, thickeners, preservatives, and flavoring agents are added to improve the texture and shelf life which can be harmful to the body in the long run. 

How is almond milk prepared at home?

The processing of almond milk is completely simple and straightforward. The almonds and water are blended and then strained to remove the pulp. This leaves white milk in the form of liquid which is pure and natural. 

Almond milk Nutrition 

One cup of almond milk which is approximately 240 ml contains 39 calories. This is considered a low-fat and low-cal plant-based beverage. It also contains many nutrients which are as follows- 

1 Cup of 240 ml of almond milk contains- 

  • Calories- 39 
  • Fat - 3 grams 
  • Protein- 1 gram 
  • Carbs - 3 grams 
  • Fiber - 1 gram 
  • Calcium- 24% of Daily Value (DV)
  • Potassium 4 % of DV
  • Vitamin D 18% of DV
  • Vitamin E -110% of DV

Health benefits of Almond Milk 

The various health benefits of almond milk are as follows - 

  • Low in fat 
  • Low in unsweetened sugar 
  • Rich in nutritive elements 
  • High in Vitamin E 
  • Suitable for vegans 
  • Suitable for people who have lactose intolerance
  • Easy to digest 

So, make the most out of the plant-based diet by including almond milk in your daily diet.

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