To Dairy or Not to Dairy? Top 6 Non-Dairy Alternatives

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#5 – Coconut Milk

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Why you should try it: Everyone knows just how trendy everything coconut is these days, it has become the trendy superfood…quite the hit. It is envisioned right now as a magical brew with anti-carcinogenic, anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-microbial properties. Incredibly easy to metabolize, it becomes instant fuel for the body which can be quickly burned.

It tastes like… More similar to cream than to regular milk, Coconut milk has a rich, thick and pleasantly sweet taste that will leave you craving for more time and time again. Especially if you are following the Paleo diet, coconut milk with fruit is a smart snack choice.

Beware: You wouldn’t expect that this renowned healthy food would be so heavily packed with calories, saturated fat and sugar. The fact is that a cup can contain as many as 445 calories and 48 grams of fat, in its lighter version numbers improve a bit, but not enough for people with high cholesterol and who may have a history of heart disease to drink away carelessly. Research has raised the question about its debatable nutritional benefit and have got us all wondering if this popular drink is not all it is cracked up to be.

Let’s continue with Oat Milk on the Next Page..

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