Plant milk

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"milk" refers only to the secretion of the mammary glands of female mammals. Nowadays it's accepted that vegetable drinks, which attempt to replace them is also called milk.

Contrary to popular belief, they are not new. For example, almond milk was already known in the Middle Ages. Then it was used as lenten substitute for cow's milk and it was very good product to replace them.

Cow's milk only resembles in appearance to plant milk but plant milk does not have lack of advantages. They prove themselves as a substitute for products of animal origin not only in diet for allergy sufferers and also vegetarians.

Plant milk is a drink formed mostly of nuts or seeds. It is also produced from rice (white or brown), oats, spelled, wheat, soybeans, desiccated coconut, almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, sesame or sunflower seeds. At present, you can also found milk prepared on based of groats, for example millet and buckwheat, and also amaranth.