Tips and information
The below information has been gathered from various internet sources. Please use them ONLY as a guide and either research more in detail or consult your doctor/nutritionist for what is best for you.
Nutritional values vary between brands and products as well as the amount used. To get a more accurate value based on the ingredients and amount you use, check out this helpful calculator.
Some suggestions for oils to use
High oleic safflower and sunflower oil
High oleic safflower and sunflower oil.
Different types of milk
Good to know: Getting more (skim) milk may help you avoid weight gain. Recent research has found that a lack of calcium may trigger the release of certain hormones, leading to increased fat storage.
Good to know: Organic milk contains the most health benefits in summer; the levels of inflammation-reducing fatty acids are at their peak then, because cows have access to more fresh grass
Good to know: Because soy milk is plant-based, it doesn’t have as much protein as cow’s milk. Flavored soy milk contains less protein than unflavored, since the flavoring reduces the protein content per ounce.
Good to know: The sweet and nutty flavor goes well with coffee or cereal, so it’s a tasty alternative for dieters. However, it contains very little protein.
Good to know: Rice milk often comes packaged in an aseptic container and doesn’t have to be refrigerated until it’s opened.