Pooja Malhotra listed the difference between cow milk and plant-based milk in an Instagram video.
Cow’s milk is more nutritive and should be preferred unless you want to go vegan or it does not suit you
Many people’s diets and eating habits have changed in recent times. Plant-based alternatives have become more popular for a variety of reasons. Cow milk has been substituted with coconut milk, almond milk, and a variety of other alternatives. If you are confused about the type of milk you should consume and don’t have any prior knowledge of the subject, watch a video shared by nutritionist Pooja Malhotra. In the video, she explained the difference between cow’s milk and plant-based milk. The video will undoubtedly answer your questions and help you make an informed decision.
Pooja said that plant milk was no substitute for cow’s milk. She added that cow’s milk came packed with much more nutrition than plant-based milk. Just because the price of cow’s milk is lesser than plant-based milk, it doesn’t mean it’s low on nutrition.
Pooja suggested that one must not opt for plant milk just because it’s fancy and more expensive. However, if someone has bloating or ache in the stomach after the consumption of cow’s milk, they should consult a nutritionist to figure out which plant milk they must have.
Watch the video here:
In an earlier post, Pooja Malhotra addressed the issue of nutritional deficiencies in Indian women. She said many Indian women had deficiencies in protein, calcium, iron, vitamin D, vitamin B12, folic acid, iodine, and magnesium. Pooja had addressed the issue days after Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, the chief scientist at the World Health Organization, had highlighted the issue of malnutrition in India. Read more about it here.
A few days ago, Pooja Malhotra spoke about the importance of vitamin B12 and highlighted its sources. This vitamin is commonly found in non-vegetarian food. Pooja said that the vegetarian sources of the same included dairy products, mushrooms, sprouts, idli, dosa, fermented foods like yogurt, kimchi, pickles, sauerkraut, and even nutritional yeast. Click here to know all about the important sources of vitamin B12 for vegetarians.
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