Wednesday, 12 September 2018 10:37

Fake milk

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Almond milk, if we can call it milk, is being touted as the next-best thing to cow milk.

But a closer look at almond milk cartons reveals that many big-company almond milks contain only have a small handful of almond-derived liquid. Almonds are good for protein, fibre (when the skin is left on), healthy fats, vitamin A, manganese and magnesium. But you need enough of them to make a difference. A standard serving of whole nuts in the US, the home of almonds, is regarded as 23 nuts. No-one is going to get anything like that in a glass of almond milk.


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