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Oat milk: nutrition facts and health benefits

If you’re considering switching from dairy to plant-based milk, you may be wondering how oat milk compares in terms of nutrition. There are many reasons why you may consider the switch – lactose intolerance, environmental concerns, animal welfare and simple curiosity, to name just a few. 

For many, picking the best milk alternative is a growing challenge. One look at the supermarket shelves will tell you that the range of available options is constantly expanding and more and more brands are offering plant-based products. According to Statista (opens in new tab), oat milk is the second most popular plant-based milk alternative in the US right now, right after almond milk. 

But how nutritious is oat milk? And how does it compare to other plant-based alternatives? Keep reading to find out everything you need to know. 

Oat milk: nutritional information

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Coconut milk: nutrition facts and health benefits

Due to its distinctive flavor and creamy texture, coconut milk can add a nice twist to coffees, protein shakes and desserts. Although it’s nowhere near as popular as other plant-based milk alternatives in the US, it retains a loyal fan base.But how nutritious is this drink? And can it bring about any tangible health benefits

Coconuts are well-known for their high saturated fat content. For decades, this nutrient has been linked to the obesity epidemic and a host of chronic diseases. However, recent years have seen a steep increase in studies (opens in new tab) challenging these findings, and even contradicting them. 

If you feel confused, don’t worry. In this article, we’ll discuss the nutritional value and potential health benefits of coconut milk to help you decide whether it is the right plant-based alternative for you.

Coconut milk: nutritional information

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What Is Tofu? Nutrition, Health Benefits, Cooking Uses

Old thinking: Tofu is a lackluster source of protein that, in extreme cases, can give you man boobs.

New thinking: More recent research shows that not is tofu an excellent source of protein, but the phytoestrogens-gynemastia connection was completely overblown.

A healthy diet can include tofu and, actually, should.

“Eating various foods is one of the best things you can do for your health,” says Brittany Lubeck, M.S., R.D., consultant for Oh So Spotless. “Eating different sources of nutrients regularly ensures you’re getting all the vitamins, minerals, protein, fat, and carbs your body needs.”

And, Lubeck adds, tofu, which comes from soy, can be a great addition to anyone’s diet. Along with being a good source of protein, tofu has vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, selenium, iron, and zinc.

But seriously, what about those phytoestrogens?

“Tofu has received a bad rap for years, mostly because

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ELSE NUTRITION ANNOUNCES SIZE OF PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED MARKETED PUBLIC OFFERING OF UNITS

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VANCOUVER, BC, June 22, 2022 /CNW/ – Else Nutrition Holdings Inc. (TSX: BABY) (the “Company” or “Else“), a leading producer of plant-based baby, toddler and children’s food products, is pleased to announce that its previously announced marketed public offering (the “Offering“) of units (the “Units“) of the Company, which will be sold at an issue price of $1.05 per Unit (the “Issue Price“), will be for an aggregate of 6,940,000 Units for total gross proceeds of $7,287,000.

The Units will be offered for sale by the Company in the Offering, which will be conducted through a syndicate of underwriters (the “Underwriters“) led by Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc. as sole bookrunner.  Each Unit will be comprised of one common share

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