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Soy vs rice milk

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by bush pilot, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. bush pilot

    bush pilot

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    I've got a friend that is lactose intolerant and suggested I might like either rice or soy milk. Are there any regular users of either here and why do you use it in lieu of cow milk? Health factors? taste?
     
  2. elsolo

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    I love milk and cheese, but it makes me fart.
    I'll still have pizza and such, the wife can deal with it.
    I do use soymilk in cereal, or other non-indulgent uses.

    Soy
    Almond
    Rice

    I just pick by taste. I prefer plain soymilk over the others. Some folks like the vanilla flavored.
     

  3. FullClip

    FullClip NRA Benefactor CLM

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    The girlfriend made me try "soy milk" once.....and I just about gagged.:puking:

    Until cows become extinct....I'll stick with the real stuff. I don't use a lot of milk, but it will be MILK for me, not the processed juice product of some vile plant.:supergrin:

    But then again....milk is a processed juice of vile plants,,,,just done by cows!!
     
  4. MrsKitty

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    I Picked up a quart of vanilla rice or soy milk this fall when it was part of a 5 for $5 at Earthfare. It's still in the fridge unopened. My intention was to use it as coffee creamer.

    I was lactose intolerant for years. Bad. I was so sensitive that two sips of a cup of coffee with milk in it would send me running. I did Atkins for a year and the entire milk issue resolved itself. My doctors were amazed and it was not an actual milk allergy as I had been tested for that.

    Weird. But I'm glad it worked out that way for me. :)
     
  5. porschedog

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    I e been using soy milk in my coffee for several years now
    I'm used to it and have no complaints
    I tried almond milk but didn't like it
     
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    Coconut or almond milk are preferential for me.
     
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  7. captainstormy

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    I use the "very vanilla" silk soy 'milk' on my cereal. Mainly just because it do sent go bad very fast. I never use up milk before it goes bad.

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  8. porschedog

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    Btw, soy milk has a lot of Heath benefits, possibly even more than almond milk
     
  9. hogfish

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    I tried rice milk and thought it was refreshing and didn't taste bad at all. It did not taste like milk, so I would not even try it in coffee or chocolate. I will try it in oatmeal. :)
     
  10. Henry's Dad

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    I switched to organic unsweetened soy milk when I got serious about losing weight.

    Fat-free cow milk has 12 grams of sugar per cup.

    Unsweetened soy has one gram.

    You get a little more fat (4 g to 0 g), but it's mostly polyunsaturated (good fat).

    Phytosterols in soy also help prevent prostate cancer.

    Some good comparative info here:

    http://www.fitday.com/fitness-artic...-milk-vs-regular-milk-which-is-healthier.html
     
  11. jeager

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    Soy might efeminize you.
    Try Almond or Hemp.
     
  12. Cali-Glock

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    Almond milk for the win!

    I even use it in lieu of milk in many recipes!
     
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    Thanks for the...uh...information.
     
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    ReAl only for me. Soy and vanilla are yuck to me. And always in the fridge.
     
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    I defy anybody to show me a nipple on a soybean, almond, coconut, or rice kernel. Just saying we need to be accurate in our speech.
     
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    i agree man, i love me some almond milk the sweeten vanilla is awesome not to sweet just right.
     
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    My wife drinks soy and almond milk. I've never heard of rice milk until just now.
     
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    I've got an allergy to soy but really like the almond milk.
     
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    I heard that too. There's something in soy that makes you grow boobs and have your nuts fall off. Same as bourbon. HH