Is Almond Milk Good For You?
More and more people are looking for vegan alternatives to basic staples, like plant milk. Almond milk is hugely popular, but is it actually healthy?
How is almond milk made?
Almond milk is produced in the same way as many types of plant milk. Almonds are soaked in water until softened, before being blended with water, strained and then sterilised. You can find out more about plant milk in our blog post.
Is almond milk good for you?
Almond milk is low in calories and fat, and is a good source of vitamin E for those on a plant based diet. It is also fortified with extra vitamins to ensure people hit their recommended daily intake, as is done with dairy milk.
When buying almond milk, the calories may differ depending on whether you buy sweetened or unsweetened varieties, so this may be something to bear in mind if you’re looking for a low calorie milk alternative. But generally, almond milk is indeed considered to be quite good for you.
Want to know our favourite brand of almond milk? Check out our blog post here on the best vegan milks found in supermarkets.
by Toni Olukiran
Toni is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants, and when she’s not writing posts about everything from Jamaican cooking to vegan champagne, she’s making a Spotify playlist (she was at 200, at her last count) or playing tennis in the park.