Oat Milk: All You Need to Know
The thick, creamy milk made from liquefied oats and water has become increasingly popular in the plant-based milk trend. Dairy-free and vegan, oat milk has become a common preference in coffee shops and grocery stores. Question is, does it really live up to its hype? Here’s all you need to know:
Oat milk contains solid nutrients.
Although the nutritional content varies per brand, an 8 oz. serving of Pacific Foods original oat milk can give you an idea of what you’re getting: 26 grams of carbs, 17 grams of total sugars, 2 grams of fiber, 4 grams of protein, 133 milligrams of potassium and 121 milligrams of calcium. Total calories would be 130, and it also contains 2 grams of fat and 105 milligrams of sodium. Dairy products and soy, however, contain all essential amino acids, while oat milk does not.