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What health benefits does almond milk have?

What health benefits does almond milk have?

Several: Almonds contain monosaturated fat which can help positively impact cholesterol levels. It is a good source of calcium , potassium, magnesium, phosphorus & fiber. ...Read more

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What is "raw" milk considered as? Whole milk? Skimmed milk? 1%? 2%?

What is "raw" milk considered as? Whole milk? Skimmed milk? 1%? 2%?

Whole milk: Raw milk is considered whole milk. Doctors do not recommend drinking raw milk because there is risk of infection if milk is not pasteurized. ...Read more

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Is almond milk healthier than cows milk?

Is almond milk healthier than cows milk?

It depends: If you tolerate cow's milk, then enjoy it. Some folks are allergic and some folks are lactose intolerant. The anti-cow's milk militants tend to be militant vegetarians or animal-rights people, and there's little or no real science to support ordinary folks avoiding it. ...Read more

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Is there any health benefits of drinking whole milk over low fat milk?

Is there any health benefits of drinking whole milk over low fat milk?

Good fat is: good for health. Low fat is not. If you can get 2% fat milk that is healthy and tastes best. We want to avoid transfats in prepared foods. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Drinking almond vs cow milk during pregnancy?

Drinking almond vs cow milk during pregnancy?

No endorsement: I am not sure what you are asking since there is no question here. But medicine would be neutral on recommending one or the other products since both are fine and available. ...Read more

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Is low-fat milk any healthier than whole milk for an adult?

Is low-fat milk any healthier than whole milk for an adult?

Not any healthier: Most studies show that lactose intake for adults is not advisable. The amount of fat and the type of fat found in animal milk is more likely to cause harm than good. Perhaps it is safe in very small amounts but otherwise it's best avoided. ...Read more

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Is almond or soy milk more healthy than regular milk?

Is almond or soy milk more healthy than regular milk?

Lactose: It is all about sugar. Regular milk has too much sugar for most adults who are overweight. Unsweetened almond milks is the best for least amounts of sugars. ...Read more

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Is soy milk considered in the milk yogurt cheese group?

Is soy milk considered in the milk yogurt cheese group?

NO: Question if soy milk is in the same group as "milk, yogurt, cheese" group. NO. Soy milk is soy based, which is a different protein than cow's milk protein. Traditional milk, yogurt, and cheese are made from cow's milk. All these have alternative to cow's milk, such as soy, almond, coconut, etc. ...Read more

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Which milk is better for my 2yr old baby: Formula, Normal pasteurized Cow Milk or UHT Long Life Cow Milk?

Which milk is better for my 2yr old baby: Formula, Normal pasteurized Cow Milk or UHT Long Life Cow Milk?

Milk: Formula is not appropriate for a 2 year old, and unpasteurized milk increases the risk of Listeria infection. Organic whole milk gets my vote. ...Read more

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Health benefits of eating raw oats with milk?

Health benefits of eating raw oats with milk?

Oats are a: carb and milk contains fat. If the oats are raw they may be difficult to digest. You need to make sure that your are eating enough protein to balance the carb and fat. ...Read more

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Is rice milk soy formula or soy milk better for a toddler with milk intolerance?

Is rice milk soy formula or soy milk better for a toddler with milk intolerance?

More palateable: Either formula will work, however, there is an issue with palatability of the infant to tolerate the formula. Thus, its a matter of trying out the formula. Historically the soy based formula is more popular and also less expensive and readily available. Rice formula tends to be sold in certains stores. ...Read more

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Lactose intolerant: almond or soy milk?Can high sodium in almond make soy better choice?2cup of soy milk a day bad for a male? Soy cause breast growt

Lactose intolerant: almond or soy milk?Can high sodium in almond make soy better choice?2cup of soy milk a day bad for a male? Soy cause breast growt

Your choice...: I like almond milk. Soy milk causes me and many others to have large amounts of gas. If you don't have this problem, then use the soy as it has more protein. Otherwise, almond milk is a good choice so long as you don't have a nut allergy. Use the unsweetened version of either one... ...Read more

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Is drinking milk healthy or unhealthy?

Milk healthy?: Milk from a cow is a good source of high-quality protein, and is fairly healthy (assuming you are tolerant of lactose) as long as you choose skim or 1% milk, both of which cut back the fat content and total calories significantly. ...Read more

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Is it safe for men to drink 8 ounces of soy milk per day? I'm debating between soy milk or almond milk.

Is it safe for men to drink 8 ounces of soy milk per day? I'm debating between soy milk or almond milk.

Yes: Assuming you don't have any medical issues, it is completely safe to drink soy milk daily. It will not turn you into a woman as urban legend says. Whether to drink soy or almond milk is a personal choice of taste. ...Read more

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Is mother's milk tea helpful in stimulating milk supply?

Is mother's milk tea helpful in stimulating milk supply?

Yes: Mother's milk tea contins an herb called fenugreek. Fenugreek is helpful but you've got to drink lots of tea. Better yet, take fenugreek capsuls 2 caps 4 times per day till your milk supply improves. Frequent breast stimulation by putting your baby to breast or pumping at the same time helps too. ...Read more

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Is whole milk good?

Is whole milk good?

Eat 2 Beat CA, Pt.8: MILK: The calcium in dairy products may neutralize potential carcinogens, particularly those found in processed meats. Not all studies agree that milk lowers cancer risk. But recent reports do show that milk drinkers are less likely to become obese. And there is evidence that maintaining a healthy weight protects against cancer. ...Read more

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Are cartons of almond milk a good substitute or supplement for mother's milk for a baby?

Are cartons of almond milk a good substitute or supplement for mother's milk for a baby?

No: The nutritional content of most milk substitutes is not in most cases sufficient for a baby. That includes almond, rice, and goats' milks. Even cows' milk can cause problems but mainly because it's actually too strong for babies and quickly lead to iron deficiency if taken in excess. Regular infant formulas or soy or specialty formulas are the best choice for supplementing breast fed infants. ...Read more