The unhealthy truth about non-dairy milk –


Will yours be an oat milk latte, or a flat white with soya? Your ‘healthy’ coffee order is a more loaded decision than it might seem. 

This week, experts have warned that drinks containing alternative vegan milks may be less healthy than those made with cow’s milk. Shoppers are fooled by the ‘health halo’ of vegan options, reported Action on Sugar, when in fact they can contain far more sugar than the dairy option. 

For example, the Starbucks’ Oat Milk Venti Latte contains more than seven teaspoons of sugar (29.5g) and 350 calories. The same drink made from semi-skimmed milk has five teaspoons of sugar and 168 calories.

So, should high street coffee chains be more transparent about what their…

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