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Soy milk vs Cow's milk

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If people don't consume dairy products regularly they can develop lactose intolerance -- which will cause diarrhea if that person consumes dairy after a long absence in consumption.

So, if I'm buying food for someone I don't know well and don't know if they regularly consume dairy, I always play it safe a buy soy milk for coffee, etc, instead of cow's milk.

Because of this, I'm careful to consume a little dairy every day so I don't become lactose intolerant myself.

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almond milk is easy to make.

It's just the price of almonds of about ~300 baht per 500 grams(Yok store) its not cheap and I think they are from China.

http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-almond-milk-at-home-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-189996

Coconut cream is great in a lot of drinks like coffee or tea and reasonable price of 22 baht for 250 ml at Tops etc.

Coconut milk is nearly as good in drinks, cereal etc.

The fats in coconut are vastly superior to soy's and without the hormone baggage.

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I remember years ago when Soy milk came on the market and the propaganda machine started the publicity , then the tabloids took up the (paid) publicity and the whole world was drinking the stuff until people started getting sick and some folk actually dies from it and the government stepped in and told people to drink it moderately, personally i hate the taste and don't drink it, but why don't you give it a try, research the product for yourself first to see whether it suits your needs. (This was in Sydney by the way.)

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I remember years ago when Soy milk came on the market and the propaganda machine started the publicity , then the tabloids took up the (paid) publicity and the whole world was drinking the stuff until people started getting sick and some folk actually dies from it and the government stepped in and told people to drink it moderately, personally i hate the taste and don't drink it, but why don't you give it a try, research the product for yourself first to see whether it suits your needs. (This was in Sydney by the way.)

Is someone dying from soy milk a myth or a documented fact?

Please post the link to prove the death as it sounds unrealistic...

And is there anything that is not best in moderation?

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If you're gonna go soy milk, go unsweetened V-Soy (a UHT soybean milk also), which has added calcium. The Thais make a local unsweetened soybean milk--you can buy it in bottles at most supermarkets when it's in stock. The Thai local markets often have soybean milk, and I've heard you can ask for it unsweetened.

You'll hear for and against soy. And nothing wrong with organic whole milk from grass-fed cows. But we don't have that here. If you've got the dosh, yeah, there's all manner of imports. I love almond milk myself, but I can't really afford it here.

My advice, assuming you're on a budget: do milk one day, unsweetened soybean milk the next. Use artificial sweetener for the soybean milk, though V-Soy doesn't taste too bad.

The fact that you'd consider Lactasoy, with its added sugar, suggests you don't have a clue anyway. Something else will surely get you other than soybean milk or regular whole milk. Neither are particularly dangerous. Don't overthink this.

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Don't buy ready make soy milk as it contain sugar ,addictive and preservative, try to soak your own soy milk in market, try to buy peel of soy which outer skin not good for us.

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Soy would not find a place in my home if it was free. YUCK!

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Coconut milk...for sure!

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Some excellent advice here - very pleasing. Cow's milk is for cows, and does not provide a good balance for humans. And that is before you have all the processing that makes it even more unhealthy. Checkout Truth or Dairy - John McDougall for some stats. Soy milk is also processed and therefore not healthy esp for hormones as mentioned. Fermented soy very good - processed soy avoid be careful of tofu. Coconut milk excellent. Black sesame best for calcium. OP, why do you need milk in your diet?

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love the almond milk, but the flavored stuff is sky high in carbs.

Because it is sweetened. Almonds are pretty low in carbs.

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I've been looking into this subject for a couple of months and I have to say I don't have much conclusion information! Like you say, a lot of stuff online is not based on fact. I went for about 6 months on Soy milk and then read that it actually wasn't all that great for you and then went back to cows milk.

I have a friend in the UK who is a nutritionist and his advice was to avoid both cows milk and soy milk as they are both so heavily processed that they really aren't that good for you. He suggested to try almond milk as a better alternative. Like the OP, I would interested to hear other peoples take on this subject.

At the moment, I've cut out both cows and soy milk from my diet.

I enjoy them both. Have not found problem with either. Both, Yummy Yummy. Though there is no denying it isn't the same for everyone. Have son is graduated nutritionist. I was his teached before he went to college. CAP -PhD USA ret

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Another opinion, but to the holistic health zealots, brown rice milk is better than either of these and is available here.

How is the price of rice milk compared to soy or cow milk /

Available at major supermarkets ?

Brown rice are available in supermarkets.

While cooking your rice, you can extract its milk while boiling.

You can make your own brown rice milk!

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And nothing wrong with organic whole milk from grass-fed cows. But we don't have that here.

I think Thai-Danish is 100% fresh milk from grass fed cows.

http://scandasia.com/thai-danish-milk-company-enters-asean-market/

Can be 100% but anything that are claimed fresh that kept for a long period of time have sodium benzoate. Sodium prolongs the life of the milk but they are hazardous to health.

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you may want to question your need for milk at all....????

You could say that about wine too. Just happens I like them both.

And sorry to disagree amse but our cats love to drink cows milk.

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