If you have recently made the switch from cows milk to almond milk, you are not alone. Almond milk is on the rise, with sales increasing 79% last year. Consumption of cows milk on the other hand is on a slow and steady decline in this country.
Why Switch to Plant Based Milk?
Many people are making the switch to deal with digestive issues. A majority of the population does not actually have the enzymes needed to digest milk at all, which can cause problems like gas, bloating, constipation and diarrhea. In addition there are a number of other reasons why people might be looking to make the switch:
*Building strong bones is not about getting plenty of calcium, it is about absorbing the calcium and it’s co-factors into the bones. Read Got Fractures? to learn more about the nutrients needed to build strong bones.
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Article written by Nutritionist Sara Vance, author of the book The Perfect Metabolism Plan A regular guest on Fox 5 San Diego, you can see many of Sara’s segments on her media page. She also offers corporate nutrition, school programs, consultations, and affordable online eCourses. Download her free 40+ page Metabolism Jumpstart eBook here.
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