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Whole Milk Vs Almond Milk
It depends: There are many people allergic to whole milk but there are also many people allergic to almonds if you are having the pains you mention you could have food allergies and would benefit from igg food allergy testing and adjustment. Food allergy is a serious problem with pain. 95% of people are allergic to some food and diary and eggs wheat and yeast are big issues. ...Read more
Yes: I find it an acceptable substitute and well accepted by kids. ...Read more
He is 1 yr old and drinks whole milk. should I switch him to silk or almond milk so he won't be constipated ? thank you
My DD had rash right after turned 1, she got her shots and switched formula for whole milk rash showed. Switched to almond milk and still. Eczema?
Needs to be seen: Rashes are very difficult to diagnosis without seeing the rash. Take the child to her regular physician or another healthcare provider to have the rash evaluated. If there is milk allergy and/or eczema in her family tend that would make on or other more likely. Picture is eczema. ...Read more
My son is1yer. he becomes very constipated when he drinks whole milk. We have try almond and soy he seems to do fine w/ what DHA EPA sup. Can I give?
Good fish oil: High quality Omega 3 fish oils are molecularly distilled to remove heavy metals such as Mercury. Best wishes! ...Read more
When I took my 1 y/o off formula her bowel movements have been pale light green. She drinks almond and whole milk. Not fussy or gassy?
Maybe: Different foods and drinks can cause different digestive issues in different people. It is difficult to predict how any person may respond to a new food. The best thing to do is to try it out and take note of any ill side effects. ...Read more
Clear of Cholesterol: Almond mild actually contains very little if any cholesterol. It contains fats, but these are "healthy fats". Be sure to obtain a product that is unsweetened or only uses natural sweetners and doesn't add too many other ingredients. Almond milk is an excellent alternative to those with lactose intolerance who like to drink "milk" or use it in their cereal. It is a tasty, low calorie beverage. ...Read more
Yes: Almond milk is a very healthy choice. No adult actually needs cow's milk. What is needed is calcium, but this can be obtained from many non-dairy sources. A pregnant woman should get 1200 mg a day of calcium. Some great non-dairy sources can be found here: http://bit.Ly/x2cgwu. Almond milk compares quite well to dairy as a calcium source. See: http://bit.Ly/yahho1. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Although it is not one of the more common triggers, it has the potential as many different foods do to trigger a migraine. Almonds and milk products have high concentrations of glutamic acid and tyramine which are both vaso-active substances (cause blood vessels to dilate) - and it is believed vasoactive substances trigger migraines. ...Read more
Soy: Milk is made from soy beans and Almond milk is made from almonds. ...Read more
Almonds and cyanide: Sweet almonds, which are the type mostly found in the United States, contain very little cyanide. This is normally what almond milk is made from also. If you are eating bitter almonds, which are not found in the United States, you should have some caution, because they could contain higher levels of cyanide. Be careful! ...Read more
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Take 2%: The protein in milk has a higher protein efficiency index than that (which is lower) in almond milk. The fat in almond milk is better, but the carbs are greater. It is also more expensive. While lower in calories, calcium is important in weight loss, and more is in the milk. You can go with 1% as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doubt it: There are sometimes additives like stabilizers and preservatives in any product that you buy.People can have reaction to these additives. Almond milk is generally free of most problem additives, so it is usually well tolerated by anyone not allergic to almonds. ...Read more