How healthy is dairy-free milk, really?

Study compares cow's milk with plant-based alternatives, with surprising results

A Canadian study comparing the nutritional value of cow’s milk with the four most popular types of plant-based alternatives found cow’s milk is the best of all.

glass of milk

And among soy, almond, rice and coconut milks, soy gets the best rap.

Here's a summary of the pros and cons of each, as reported in the journal Food Science and Technology

Cow's Milk
“A wholesome and complete food providing all the major nutrients, like fat, carbohydrates and proteins,” write the authors. They also note that cow’s milk has beneficial antimicrobial