Lentils & Lace: Lactose-free milk – WIN!

Almond BreezeBy RoxyK

We are all looking for ways to improve our health and to eat the proper foods that will help us stay strong and whether you are vegan or not, there is always that doubt about how much protein one should consume. When it comes to milk, we all know that calcium is very important to maintain strong bones and teeth. However, not everyone can digest certain vitamins and when it come to a milk substitute there are few things better than Almond Breeze.

Almond breeze is made from crushed almonds and is a fabulous alternative to those sensitive to milk, or who are lactose intolerant. The milk is light with a mild almond flavour and it contains very little preservatives and additives. It is excellent for every day uses, including cereals, coffee, smoothies, sauces, desserts or simply enjoy a delicious glass on its own. There are many health benefits associated with almond milk, such as it helping with weight management as it contains only 60 calories per serving and 0.1g saturated fat. It is also a good alternative to nursing mother’s milk. There is no cholesterol or saturated fat in almond milk and since it has low sodium levels, consuming Almond Breeze can help prevent high blood pressure and heart disease.
It also helps to keep your skin glowing as it contains the recommended daily amount of Vitamin E, which is essential for protecting the skin against skin damage. Best of all is that it can be used as a cleansing lotion to soothe and calm irritated skin. The antioxidants found in almond milk assists in repairing damaged skin as well as regulating the intake of Vitamin A, which is essential for the proper functioning of the eyes.

Research has also shown that consumption of almonds may help in reducing the risk of coronary heart disease. It is far better than foods that attribute to bad cholesterol levels, which is the main cause behind many heart and cardiovascular ailments. Almond milk guarantees the presence of potassium in the body, which is a key element that acts as a vasodilator and reduces tension and strain on the heart. It is also ideal for those people suffering from acute kidney conditions as almond milk contains a limited amount of phosphorous and potassium, which is not the case for dairy or soy products. A person with a poor immune system is susceptible to various health issues, but the intake of almond milk may help in keeping the body’s primary line of defence healthy and strong.
Almond Breeze is recommended as a good substitute for dairy products. It is a delicious low-calorie alternative to regular milk. It is a natural super-food and it is completely free of dairy, eggs, lactose, casein, peanuts and gluten. So, the next time you crave a refreshing glass of cold milk, reach out for a healthier solution in wholesome, rich, nutritious almond milk.

For more information, visit www.almondbreeze.co.za.

WIN!

Stand a chance to win a two litre bottle of Almond Breeze. Send your name and “Almond Breeze” in the subject line in an e-mail to: win@48hours.co.za before 12pm on Monday, November 16. Good luck!