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Soy Milk VS Almond Milk: Know the right milk for you


This read is certainly going to be legen-dairy! Yes, both soy and almond milk are low in cholesterol and are vegan, however, there are significant differences when it comes it their nutrient content and health benefits.
Whilst both are equally healthy options, they differ in the various health benefits they have to offer. 

Let’s take a closer look into knowing which milk is the right one for you

Almond Milk
Raw almonds are a great source of protein, crucial antioxidants, and Vitamins. Moreover, they possess high levels of monounsaturated fatty acids. These fatty acids aid in promoting weight loss and help in maintaining weight. 
Research also states that the monounsaturated fatty acids present in almond milk enable the reduction of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), commonly termed bad cholesterol for the body. In -turn this reduction helps to reduce the risk of heart diseases and cancer.

Soy Milk
Close to Almond milk, soy milk possesses higher content of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats when compared to saturated fats. 
The absence of saturated fats in soy milk is what makes it super healthy. The presence of saturated fats in cow’s milk is predominantly responsible for high cholesterol and heart problems.
Apart from possessing healthful fats, soy milk is the only milk to offer similar protein amounts as that cow’s milk. Moreover, soy milk consists of isoflavones. According to research isoflavones are antioxidants that are able to reduce inflammation in the body. They also tend to have anti-cancer effects.

Best ways to have soy and almond milk
Today, people often interchange soy and almond milk in many ways. Most of them use these kinds of milk as a replacement for dairy milk and consume it in their everyday oatmeals, tea, coffees, and smoothies.
In terms of taste, most people prefer almond milk to soy milk, but it’s up to you which one you would like to consume. The taste of soy milk may come across as stronger in cereals, meals, and drink when compared to almond milk.
Many people also prefer to use almond or soy milk as a substitute for cow's milk when it comes to baking. The lower levels of fat present in these kinds of milk lighten the cakes without changing the taste.

Arshiya Ahamed