Almond milk substitute for cow's milk

Almond milk substitute for cow's milk
Increasingly, people who show intolerance to animal milk (cow, sheep or goat). Such is the case that there is a need and a significant consumption of skim milk with not only avoid the drawbacks of milk fat, but there are cases where it is completely replaced by a milk plant without presenting any of its drawbacks and with similar properties.

Of the various formulas that can replace the cow are: almond milk, soy milk, oat milk and rice milk. Let's focus on almond milk in this article.

It has emerged that one of the best substitute for cow milk is almond to contain all active principles similar to those of animal milk but none of its drawbacks, because milk fat (solid fat high cholesterol content) is replaced by an oil-filled, highly unsaturated, such as almonds.

The almond is a nut from a deciduous tree named "Amygdalus communis" and belongs to the family Rosaceae. Its quantitative average composition is as follows:

Main components of the almond milk:

Water ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 4.5%

Protein ... ... ... ... ... .21, 4%

Carbohydrates 18.5%

Fat ... ... ... ... ... .. 53.9%

Ash ... ... ... ... ... .. 1.7%

Mineral salts almond milk:

Potassium ... ... 0.262%

Sodium ... ... .... 0,006%

Calcium ... ... .. 0.200%

0.205% Magnesium ...

Iron ... ... 0.003%

Phosphorus ... ... 0.400%

Sulfur ... ... 0.241%

Chlorine ... ... .. 0.003%

Manganeso.0, 002%

0.006% Aluminum ...

Copper ... ... 0.001%

Zinc ... ... ... 0.001%

Key vitamins almond milk:

Vitamin A .... 250 U.I.

Vitamin E .... 45 U.I.

0.11 mg Vitamin B1 ...

... 0.3 mg Vitamin B2

Vitamin PP ... 0.0012 mg

Preparation of almond milk
The preparation of almond milk is done by putting the beans soaking in water for a few hours and crushing it in an appropriate way to release all the juice containing white cells. The resulting white paste can be put back in water and grind again so that we keep getting more of its vital juices. Thus all components pass almond milk.

Properties and indications of almond milk

Because almonds contain only 50% of acid salts, food is alkalizing and detoxifying. However, although the result would be indigestible raw almonds (better take them with an apple), taken in the form of milk are more digestible. So almond milk can be used for any regime, even for infant from 6 months.

It is useful to combat childhood eczema, which are compounded by the use of cow's milk. Acute diarrhea in infants acts as a substitute for cow's milk effectively. It is also recommended for all kinds of digestive disorders that occur with infant infection. But their use is also applicable to children with developmental delays, for adolescents and adults sick and convalescent, for which a drink is delicious, very refreshing and extremely appetizing ..

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