Vegetable milk? A healthy option

Almond, Soy, Coconut, are part of the great variety of vegetable milk that we can find in the market nowadays. Besides of being an alternative for people who are allergic to lactose, or that have decided to go vegan, Vegetable Milk is considered a healthier option to regular milk of animal origin since it is low in fat and full of nutrients.


One of the biggest concerns when deciding to substitute milk of animal origin for vegetable milk is missing out on the benefits that are commonly attributed to regular milk, however, nutritionists say that vegetable milk has a higher percentage of protein, and contains less saturated fat and cholesterol.

Substituting animal milk is a crucial decision to discuss with your Doctor, according to the percentages of Calcium, iron, proteins, and additional nutrients your body needs, based on age and medical history.

Vegetable milk vs milk of animal origin

Vegetable MilK

  • More Calcium
  • More Calories
  • More Vitamin A,D, and B12
  • Lactose Free

Milk of Animal Origin

  • More Protein
  • More Saturated Fat
  • More Vitamin A and D

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