Plant-based Milks

Which Dairy Alternative is Right for You? The dairy aisle can be overwhelming these days. Which one to pick? Almond milk? Ripple milk? Oat milk? Not all dairy alternatives are created equal. Some barely contain any protein while others are loaded with added sugar. Review the chart below to compare the nutrient content of various dairy alternatives.   Type   Serving Size   Calories   Total Fat   Saturated Fat   Protein Whole milk   1 cup 150 calories 8g 5g 8g Soy milk (unsweetened)   1 cup 80 calories 4g 0.5g 7g Ripple milk* (unsweetened)   1 cup 80 calories 4.5g 0.5g 8g Almond milk (unsweetened)   1 cup 30 calories 3g 0g 1g Cashew milk (unsweetened)   1 cup 25 calories 2g 0g <1g Oat milk (unsweetened) 1 cup 45 calories 3g 0g 1g *Ripple milk is made [...]

Try a New Food

Everyday Mediterranean You may not be able to relax on the beaches of Crete or watch the sunset in Oía, but you can enjoy the delicious benefits of the Mediterranean right here at home. The Mediterranean diet has been ranked as 2019’s overall best diet by health experts after years of research into its health benefits. The landmark PREDIMED (Prevention with Mediterranean diet) clinical trials reported that a Mediterranean-style eating pattern may lower incidence of major cardiovascular events, like heart attacks, stroke, and death from heart disease by thirty-percent. A 30% risk reduction is as effective as some prescription statin medications! These findings were further strengthened following corrections to participant randomization protocols in 2018. Mediterranean-style eating has also been linked to lower peripheral artery disease risk, healthier body weight and blood sugars, decreased Alzheimer’s disease risk, and decreased risk for [...]