Five Benefits of Almond Milk for Kids
04-11-2019 - 13:13 | Views: 14.74k
Drinking milk. (PHOTO: Thinkstock)
Drinking milk. (PHOTO: Thinkstock)

TIMESMALAYSIA, JAKARTA – Besides cow milk and soymilk, you may also give your kids almond milk. In fact, almond milk has sufficient nutrients for your kids.

Almond milk contains carbohydrate, protein, fat, fiber, folic acid, calcium, vitamin E, and so on. You do not need to add sweetener to the almond milk to make it healthier.

Reported from The Asian Parent, here are some benefits of almond milk for kids.

1. Maintain brain health

The complete nutrition can improve your kid’s brain growth, especially riboflavin and L-carnitine that could improve the brain activities.

Besides, it could improve your kid’s intelligence and prevent Alzheimer.

2. Strengthen the bones and teeth

Almond milk is also high in calcium, like cow milk. Moreover, almond milk also has vitamin D that is essential for healthy bones and teeth.

3. Control the cholesterol level

Bad cholesterol can be dangerous for heart and other body organs. Almond is proven to be effective in controlling the cholesterol level as it does not contain cholesterol.

4. Improve skin health

Almond milk contains high level of vitamin E. This vitamin is essential in skin health and hair growth.

Almond milk contains vitamin E with a good bioavailability. Therefore, the kid’s body will be able to absorb it quickly.

5. Prevent diabetes

Another benefit of almond milk is to prevent diabetes. Consuming almond or drinking almond milk can prevent diabetes in the future. Not only is it rich in antioxidant, but almond milk is also low in glycemic index. (*)

: Tiara Dewanti Djiwandono
: Rizal Dani
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