Rich in nutrition, safe and suitable for all people. Plant-based milk has become a popular culinary trend in recent years.
WHAT IS PLANT-BASED MILK?
Plant-based milk has been chosen recently. (source: Internet)
Plant-based milk is extracted from nutritious plants. Plant-based milk usually has the same color as production materials, characteristic aroma, and is less fat than the milk of animal origin (such as cow's milk, goat's milk ...).
Based on raw materials, plant milk is divided into four main categories:
- Milk is made from grains: barley, rice, brown rice, oats, wheat.
- Milk is made from legumes: green beans, soybeans, peanuts, red beans, and peas.
- Milk is made from fruits: coconut, almond, walnut, Macca, hazelnuts
- Milk is made from seeds: cashews, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, lotus seeds, corn ...
BENEFITS OF PLANT-BASED MILK:
Cashew milk is very good for diabetic patients. Photo: healthprep
Rich in nutrition
Plant-based milk is rich in protein, vitamins, fiber, and minerals with good health benefits. Especially milk is made from walnuts, almonds, soybeans, brown rice ... contains many good ingredients for the heart, nerves, and skeletal muscles ...
Reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease
Plant-based milk has no cholesterol, is high in monounsaturated fats and essential polyunsaturated fatty acids. These healthy fats have been shown to benefit the heart by contributing to lower LDL "bad" cholesterol and increasing HDL "good" cholesterol. Therefore, help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and atherosclerosis.
Help rejuvenation and beauty
Plant-based milk has natural anti-aging ingredients, good for the digestive system, helps eliminate toxins, reduces acne, nourishes pink, beautiful skin. Not only that, the amount of protein, healthy fat, and fiber is abundant to create a feeling of fullness quickly, long-term fullness, and limit appetite. From there, it supports the process of losing weight and keeping in shape.
Easy to absorb nutrition
Fat in animal milk can cause allergies, indigestion, bloating, diarrhea ... for some people. Meanwhile, Plant-based milk contains saturated fat and low sugar, so it is easy to digest, does not cause bloating, allergies.
PLANT-BASED MILK IS SUITABLE FOR WHO?
With the health benefits mentioned above, Plant-based milk is chosen by many people to replace animal milk, especially cow's milk. Besides, there are other causes such as morality, religion, environmental protection, health or simply changing taste. Especially in the cases below, Plant-based milk is the optimal choice.
People who are allergic to animal milk
An allergy is the body's immune system defense against a foreign object (in this case, milk proteins). According to statistics, 2-3% of children under 3 years old are allergic to cow's milk. Milk allergy can cause vomiting, hives, wheezing, digestive problems, and life-threatening anaphylaxis.
People with lactose intolerance
Lactose intolerance is a condition in which a person eats or drinks from dairy products cannot fully digest the sugar (lactose) in milk. This is because the body lacks an enzyme (lactase) to metabolize lactose in the gut. Lactose intolerance can lead to diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, flatulence...
For vegetarians, especially vegan diets, plant milk is a valuable source of nutrients. They help you replenish nutrients even though you do not consume animal products such as meat, fish, milk ...