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3 plant-based milks you can try making at home

Plant-based milk is rich in vitamins and minerals, and low in cholesterol. It is also advised to people who have a slow digestive system.

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 3, 2020 10:45:40 am
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People who are lactose intolerant are usually asked to switch to plant-based milk. But even fitness enthusiasts prefer plant-based milk over cow’s milk as it is low in fats. It is also the choice of people who follow a vegetarian or vegan diet.

Plant-based milk is rich in vitamins and minerals, and low in cholesterol. It is also advised to people who have a slow digestive system. So considering its many benefits, it can be a healthy alternative during the current lockdown period as you may run out of milk at home on a given day.

Here’s how you can make three different types of plant-based milk at home

Oat milk benefits

* It is a great source of vitamin B.
* It also helps lower blood cholesterol in some cases.
* It is a good source of fibre.

Coconut milk benefits

* It aids in weight loss.
* It contains a good amount of antioxidants.
* It also balances electrolytes.
* It prevents heart diseases in some cases.
* It strengthens the immune system.
* It also prevents anaemia in some cases.
* It is common in south Indian and Thai cuisine as the curries get their creaminess from coconut milk.

Cashew milk benefits

* Contains healthy fats and a variety of vitamins and minerals.
* Boosts overall health.
* Also helps aid blood clotting in some cases.
* It improves blood sugar control in some cases.
* Help reduce bloating.

Would you like to try?

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