Nowadays, it is easy to find vegetable milk in almost every store. Whether it’s oatmeal, soybean, coconut, rice, nut or almond. But from all this list, I would like to single out oat milk separately. And tell you what this drink is and what benefits it has.
The composition of this milk is quite simple. Water and oatmeal, as well as various nutritional supplements. The number of which is limited only by the imagination of the manufacturer. But usually, it’s extra vitamins and rapeseed oil.
Use of oat milk.
Firstly, I would like to note that such a vegetable drink contains a huge amount of calcium. And second, this very calcium is much better absorbed by the body compared to regular cow’s milk.
In addition, vegetable milk is good for people who are lactose intolerant. Or allergic to milk proteins.
This grain beverage contains a large number of minerals and essential amino acids.
A list of minerals.
I would like to note that regular consumption of oat milk, due to its antioxidant properties, helps your immune system to resist the harmful effects of free radicals. Normalizes metabolism in the body, strengthens hair and improves skin.
But the main thing is not to overdo it, because its excessive use can cause abdominal swelling and diarrhoea, because of the high presence of dietary fiber.
Oat milk, a real storehouse of B vitamins.
Thanks to thiamine, memory and motor function of the gastrointestinal tract are improved. Riboflavin improves vision and controls normal bile outflow. Vitamin B9, also known as folic acid, has a beneficial effect on the development of the fetus during pregnancy and normalizes blood pressure. Choline, is involved in the process of reducing harmful cholesterol in the blood, and also improves the activity of the central nervous system.
Oat milk is less calorific than cow’s milk. On average, it is 30 kcal per 100 ml of product.
To prepare oat milk at home, we need 200 grams of Hercules cereal, 1.5 litres of water and a coffee grinder.
Thoroughly grind the flakes to a state of flour and pour them with water. We insist for an hour, and then we strain it through a sieve. The drink’s ready.