We know there’s a climate crisis. And we know that reducing the amount of animal products we eat is a great way to reduce our personal carbon footprint. One easy way to get started with plant-based foods? Your coffee. Replacing the dairy milk or cream in your daily cup is a simple way to ease into plant-based milk alternatives.
But with so many kinds of vegan milks now available, the non-dairy aisle can be a confusing place. Each milk alternative tastes different, and some successfully mimic dairy when poured in a hot cup of coffee, while others separate into sludgy bits.
How do plant-based milk substitutes compare nutritionally to cow’s milk?
Many plant-based options don’t hold up nutritionally to cow’s milk, specifically when it comes to protein, calcium and vitamin D. When choosing an alternative, those are the nutrients you should watch out for. Cow’s…