Almond Milk is a plant milk manufactured from almonds with a creamy texture and nutty taste. It contains neither cholesterol nor lactose, and is often consumed by those who are lactose-intolerant and others who wish to avoid dairy products, including vegans.
- Used as a supplement.
- The health benefits of almond milk include weight loss, stronger bones, improvement of vision and a healthy heart. It also helps in building strong muscles, maintaining ideal blood pressure and maintaining a properly-functioning kidney. It is a good alternative for a nursing mothers’ milk.
- Most people have easy access to dairy milk. Though not very common, almond milk has been used for years as a substitute for cows’ milk that is readily available and relatively easy to get.
- Dairy milk is known for its high content of various vitamins and minerals but almonds have been proven to contain extra nutrients. This is why almond milk is recommended as a good option for those who do not consume any form of dairy products, those who have cow milk allergy/intolerance (CMA/CMI) or people who are vegetarians.
- Almond milk has many benefits but in case if you are allergic to tree nuts then you must avoid intake of almond milk. Symptoms of allergy may include difficulty in breathing, unconsciousness and red spots on the skin, which can also be itchy.
Source: Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almond_milk