Comparison Between Almond Milk and Cow Milk

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Once you have made up your mind regarding switching from cow milk, the next phase begins. To go organic or not? While conventional almond milk farming yields more than organic almond milk farming, in the long-term organic farming is more beneficial for the environment.

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https://www.lhf.co.in/ Comparison Between Almond Milk and Cow Milk Changing from dairy Move to plant-based milk instead. Switching from dairy milk to plant-based milk could be for a lot of reasons be it taking a stand against animal products to following a new healthy diet or switching because of the current climate crisis. Studies have shown that in terms of carbon emissions plant-based milk emit less compared to dairy. For e.g. dairy milk is responsible for 3.2 kilograms of carbon emission per liter of milk while almond milk is lowest with around 0.7 kilograms per liter. Once you have made up your mind regarding switching from cow milk the next phase begins. To go organic or not While conventional almond milk farming yields more than organic almond milk farming in the long-term organic farming is more beneficial for the environment. This is because organic farms generally store more carbon in their soil than conventional farms. This extra carbon is important for maintaining the quality of soil for future farming or when hit with natural calamities like floods or droughts. So when you buy almond milk you are also raising your hands for the care of the planet. But is it enough to justify switching from dairy to almond milk What about the nutritional benefits When compared to cow milk almond milk has an extremely low range of cholesterol and saturated fats. The only fats it contains are the ones that are beneficial to keep your heart beating strong. Now apart from that almond milk is highly rich in antioxidants and is an excellent source of Vitamin E. Vitamin E keeps your skin rejuvenated and slows signs of ageing. The presence of manganese in almond milk activates the enzymes in the body whereas potassium in almond milk acts in improving heart functions by maintaining normal blood pressure. Another important nutrient in almond milk is selenium. Selenium

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https://www.lhf.co.in/ boosts your immunity and keeps cell and tissue damage in check. It helps in metabolism of thyroid and ensures a good immune system. Now when it comes to protein the quantity of almond milk protein is comparatively much less than cow milk. You will only get one gram of protein in a cup of almond milk while in the case of dairy milk for the same cup you get about 8 grams of protein. Protein is extremely important for a human body as they enable body and muscle growth. That is why it is imperative to source your protein from other sources. Almond milk also has a much lower concentration of calcium compared to cow milk. Calcium helps in the growth and development of bones. Nowadays packaged almond milk comes with fortified calcium so always choose the ones which mention that in the label. As an adult you can get out protein and calcium from other sources but for infants and kids it is not advisable to give them almond milk. Whether you are switching to a vegan lifestyle or a low-calorie diet or even for the sake of caring for the planet overall almond milk is quite a good substitute.

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