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Orgain Organic Protein™ Almond Milk Unsweetened Vanilla -- 32 fl oz


Orgain Organic Protein™ Almond Milk Unsweetened Vanilla

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Orgain Organic Protein™ Almond Milk Unsweetened Vanilla -- 32 fl oz

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Orgain Organic Protein™ Almond Milk Unsweetened Vanilla Description

  • 10x the Protein, Compared to Leading Almondmilk Brands
  • 20% Daily Value Calcium
  • 10g Protein
  • 15% Daily Value Vitamin D
  • USDA Certified Organic • Non-GMO
  • Dairy Free • Lactose Free
  • Gluten Free • Soy Free • Vegan
  • Bee Friendly
  • Kosher

-Get Picky-

with your protein™

 

An early battle with illness shaped my belief that what we eat has a huge impact on how we feel. That's why we're relentless about clean nutrition, great taste, and packing in the good stuff. We're picky and proud. Join us!

 

In Good Health

Andrew Abraham, M.D.

 

Power up your cereal, smoothies, oatmeal, or simply have a refreshingly nutritious glass of our high protein Almond Goodness.

 


Directions

Keep refrigerated after opening. Shake and serve chilled for best taste.

 

Consume within 7 days after opening.

Free Of
GMOs, soy, dairy, lactose, gluten, sugar, animal products.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 Cup (240 mL)
Servings per Container: 4
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories80
Total Fat3.5 g4%
   Saturated Fat0 g0%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium220 mg10%
Total Carbohydrate4 g1%
   Dietary Fiber2 g7%
   Sugars Includes 0g Added Sugars0 g0%
Protein10 g13%
Vitamin D3 mcg15%
Calcium250 mg20%
Iron2 mg10%
Potassium140 mg2%
Phosphorus90 mg8%
Other Ingredients: Organic almondmilk (filtered water, organic almonds), organic pea protein, organic natural flavors, contains 1% or less of the following: gellan gum, tricalcium phosphate, organic sunflower lecithin, tripotassium citrate, sea salt, organic locust bean gum, natural flavor, ergocalciferol (vitamin D2).
Warnings

Not for use as an infant formula.

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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Is Dairy a Good — or Bad — Source of Protein for Your Kids?

Drink your milk! How many times did your mom say that when you were a kid? How many times have you said that to your own kids?

Whether it’s a glass of milk, a cup of yogurt or a slice of cheese, dairy is a regular fixture in the diets of most American children. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends kids eat anywhere from 2 to 3 cups of dairy a day, depending on age and gender. A new study from University of Illinois researchers deems dairy an “excellent” source of protein for anyone age 6 months and above.

Happy Young Girl & Boy  in Park Drinking Milk as Way to Obtain Protein for Kids | Vitacost.com/blog

However, not everyone’s enthralled with the notion of kids consuming dairy products. An article on the One Green Planet website serves up 10 reasons “to never feed your kids dairy again.” Among other things, the article cites the cruelty inflicted on dairy animals.

“Their milk is taken from them by people instead of their offspring, the rightful beneficiaries, which were ripped away from their mother shortly after birth so she could live a life hooked up to a machine being drained of her own and her child’s life source. Not cool,” says the author of the article, vegan blogger Jonathon Engels.

So, is dairy evil or beneficial? It depends on your perspective.

For his part, Greg Miller, chief science officer at the National Dairy Council, says in a news release that the results of the University of Illinois study “indicate that dairy proteins may be an even higher-quality source of protein compared to vegetable-based protein sources than previously thought.” The council funded the research.

Registered dietitian nutritionist Rene Ficek, lead dietitian at Seattle Sutton’s Health Eating, a nationwide meal delivery service, touts dairy as an important source of protein and other nutrients for everyone from infants to the elderly.

“The nutritional benefits of including dairy far outweigh any negatives that may accompany dairy,” Ficek says.

Ficek says key nutrients for one member of the dairy family — milk — include high-quality protein; calcium, which strengthens bones; vitamin D, another contributor to bone health; and potassium, a mineral that promotes bone and muscle health.

In all, milk contains nine essential nutrients, Miller says. Those nutrients are vital in supporting the growth and development of children, he says.

Generally speaking, 1 cup of milk, yogurt or soy milk, 1½ ounces of natural cheese or 2 ounces of processed cheese constitutes 1 cup of dairy, the USDA says.

When considering dairy for a child’s diet, be sure to pay attention to the fat content, Ficek says. Recent studies indicate that people who consume full-fat dairy products weigh less and are less prone to chronic diseases than people who consume non-dairy products, she says.

Normally, Ficek says, younger children should consume full-fat dairy products, while school-aged children should consume low-fat dairy products. “Low-fat dairy typically is the same product, just with some of the fat removed and no other harmful ingredients included,” she says.

Of course, parents should keep an eye on whether their kids are lactose-intolerant or have dairy allergies, Ficek says. For children who can’t tolerate milk, other sources of essential nutrients should be substituted.

“It is possible to consume enough protein, calcium, vitamin D and potassium through other foods,” she says. “However, it requires a well-planned diet. For most Americans, it is easier to consume one food [like dairy] that supplies all of these nutrients.”

Ultimately, no source of protein, including dairy, should be relied on as the sole source of a child’s daily protein intake, says blogger Abbey Sharp, a registered dietitian. Protein sources such as meat, beans, lentil and tofu should be added to the mix, she says, “but dairy is a great place to start.”

Dairy critics like Engels, the vegan blogger, maintain that it’s a terrible place to start.

Aside from his complaint that the dairy industry abuses animals, Engels argues that:

“Most kids don’t want to drink milk anyway, so parents are actually force-feeding children something that isn’t healthy,” Engels says.

He adds: “Seriously, dairy is a bit scary. Do you let the kids watch scary movies? Maybe that warm glass of milk before bedtime should be of the coconut variety. Then, you could sleep a little more soundly as well.”

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