Best Almond Milk to Buy

When it comes to alternatives to cow's milk, which one is your favorite? Oat, cashew, almond, pistachio, macadamia—the options are endless.

Plant-based milk is great for those who cannot stomach dairy products or just don't like them. Those who follow a vegan diet also benefit

From these alternatives But when it comes to choosing which almond milk is the best for you, which one do you select

With so many brands available at supermarkets, it can be hard to ensure you're buying one that's void of unnecessary additives and added sugars.

That's why we called on Sydney Greene, MS, RDN, and member of the Eat This, Not That! medical review board for insight on which brand is the best

When it comes to nutritional benefits, most almond milks don't compare to dairy milk," says Greene

She points out that dairy milk is naturally higher in protein than most almond milk varieties

Many almond milks contain 0-2 grams of protein per glass compared to dairy milk which can have 8-10," she says

Greene says that, out of all of the brands producing almond milk right now, the very best one is MALK

There are only three ingredients and about four grams of protein per serving," she says. "The bottles are smaller (and pricier)

MALK is also free of carrageenan—a thickening agent used in almond milk that can cause GI distress—binders, colors, and artificial sweeteners.

So, if you can afford to purchase MALK, that would be the top option. For more tips, be sure to check out 9 Essential Kitchen Tips That Will Elevate Your Next Meal

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