Plant based beverages are a climate friendly and good nutritional choice. Choosing oat milk in particular provides many nutritional benefits. It is also suitable for many dietary lifestyles.
Oat Milk has a relatively balanced nutritional profile including a mix of carbohydrates, predominantly healthy unsaturated fats, protein, fibre and vitamins.
One benefit of Oat Milk is that it can be fortified, for example with calcium, to match nutritional properties in dairy milk or to create new products. This allows for the nutritional benefits of other milks and with the additional benefits of oats.
People who are unable to consume dairy due to lactose intolerance can have Oat Milk as their is no lactose. This also makes it a suitable substitute for vegans.
Additional health and wellness benefits happen when the soluble fibre Beta glucan in oats is retained, as Beta glucan is connected with helping lower cholesterol, stabilising blood sugar levels and assisting people with weight management.
To ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. Here at Functional Foods, we promote the benefits of oat milk and do research to improve the nutritional profile of our products.