A Guide to Healthier Milk Alternatives — i robbed a farmer

"We were all brought up to think milk was one of the most important parts of
a healthy diet. The truth is, back then it probably was. Unfortunately,
nowadays modern conventional agriculture hasn’t been treating the cows so
Store bought dairy comes from cows that have been pumped full of harmful
antibiotics, hormones and pesticides. These contaminants inevitably end up
in the milk that is bottled and sold to us in stores. Cows milk can be
particularly harmful for expecting and breastfeeding mothers and is also
linked to causing cancer and severe allergies in many cases.
If you can’t give up cow’s milk for a healthier alternative, then try
visiting the farmers market where you might be able to find organic and
sometimes even raw unpasteurized milk. These choices are much better for
your health and help support our local farmers. Even better for the
environment, our health and taste, is making our own milk.
Some homemade milk alternatives include almond, cashew, coconut and
hempseed. Making them fresh at home, I am able to flavor them just the way
I like. The best part is homemade nut milks don’t contain the sugars, gums,
corn syrup and cancer causing carrageenan found in store bought, watered
down containers and they are much better for our health. Be sure to choose
raw, organic nuts to avoid chemicals, produce the best flavor and ensure
maximum nutrient content.
Cows milk is known for its high content of various vitamins and minerals
but almonds have been proven to contain extra nutrients. Almond milk is
also low in fat, but high in energy, proteins, lipids and fiber. It
contains lots of essential vitamins like calcium, iron, magnesium,
phosphorus, potassium, sodium, and zinc. Other nutrients include vitamins
C, B-6, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, folate and vitamin E, which all have
various benefits that are essential for a healthy body.
Cashew milk’s nutrition is very similar to that of any n.....