Milk Decoder 2016

Milk Decoder 2016

Almond, rice, coconut soy: Learn the nutrition scoop on the other picks in the dairy aisle.

  • Almond Milk – The flavor is neutral to slightly sweet. The nutritional value is 30 calories, 3 grams of fat, 1 gram of protein, and 1 gram of carbs. It is rich in vitamin E and offers magnesium and bone-building phosphorus. It is great for cereal, coffee, teas, smoothies, cooking and baking. It is lower in protein than both almond and regular milk.
  • Coconut Milk – The flavor is a bit sweet with a subtle coconut flavor. Do not confuse the dairy aisle version with the thicker, creamier kind in cans. The nutritional value is 45 calories, 5 grams of fat, 0 grams of protein, and 2 grams of carbs. It is great for cereal, coffee, tea, smoothies, cooking and baking. It is high in protein.
  • Rice Milk – The flavor is on the sweet side. The nutritional value is 70 calories, 3 grams of fat, 0 grams of protein, and 11 grams of carbs. It is great for cereal and baking. It is too thin for coffee or tea and has the most carbs of any of the alternative milks.
  • Soy Milk – The flavor is sweetish with a pronounced soy flavor that is fruity and oat like. The nutritional value is 80 calories, 4 grams of fat, 7 grams of protein, 4 grams of carbs. It is high in folate; packs more than other alternative milks. It is great for cereal, coffee, tea, cooking and baking. Its distinct flavor can change the taste of recipes, cereal, coffee, and tea.pouring-milk-banners_23-2147506814
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