KNOW YOUR MILKS
Did you know that 65% of the adult population is lactose intolerant? This can lead to a lot of digestion and skin issues for some people who consume dairy, especially the non-fermented forms of dairy.
Here is a breakdown of the most common types of milks:
Pro: Low in calories, low in sugar (if you opt in to the unsweetened) contains vitamin E, lactose free, source of calcium, dairy free, and vegan.
Con: Low in protein⠀
Pro: Good source of fibre, full of iron, low In calories, lactose free, it may boost your heart health as this plant-based drink is rich in polyunsaturated and mono-unsaturated fatty acids.
Con: Low in protein. ⠀⠀
Pro: Contains potassium, lactose free, and may reduce inflammation.⠀
Con: Low in protein, higher in calories & saturated fat.
Pro: High in protein, Highest in calcium. ⠀
Cons: Higher in sugar & should be avoided by people with a lactose intolerance. Also, U.S. dairy is pasteurised, which causes it to lose some of its beneficial nutrients and enzymes.⠀
Pro: High in protein, vitamin D & B12, lactose free.⠀
Con: Not the best choice for those with allergies and/or who already have an oestrogen dominance/too much oestrogen in their system.⠀
Pro: Nut Free, soy Free, lactose free, can help lower cholesterol and aids digestive health.⠀
Cons: Can be higher in sugar , calories & carbs depending on the brand. (always check those labels!)