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July 04, 2018 - Refinery29

Is Oat Milk Good For You Or Just Super Trendy?

Is Oat Milk Good For You Or Just Super Trendy?

In terms of nutritional content, how does oat milk stack up to other dairy alternatives? 

Oat milk typically doesn't have a significant amount of protein or fat, although it does have a little more fat compared to almond milk. One serving of Oatly oat milk contains 2 grams of protein and 5 grams of fat, while almond milk contains 1 gram of protein and 2.5 grams of fat per serving. (Fat in foods is not a bad thing, FYI.) Oat milk also has more sugar per serving than other types of milk, because it's made from a carbohydrate (which gets broken down into a simple sugar). Usually, it's just natural sugar from the oats, although you may want to check the label to see if there are any "added sugars."

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