Milk has been a staple grocery item for what seems like forever. In recent years, though, milk (and many other staples such as eggs) has been under scrutiny by well-meaning research teams and the general public.
While we believe knowledge is power, we also understand that it is a tedious task to wade through all the information available. Our goal is to help you navigate your way towards healthy options.
Every time I go to the grocery store, there seems to be a new brand, blend, and flavor of milk alternative. How do you know which one to choose? Is real milk bad for you? What are the benefits, and where do they fall short? Here are the nutrition highlights of milk and milk alternatives:
Author: Kelly Burgess, MUSC Dietetic Intern