7/30/13

Trade Up Tuesday: Almond Milk



Trade Up from Almond Breeze Vanilla to Almond Breeze Vanilla Unsweetened

If you are watching your calories you might want to check out the unsweetened versions of Almond Breeze Vanilla flavored almond milk.  For a minimal change in flavor the NuVal score jumps from 50 to 90!  Fortified with vitamins, the almond milk is a good substitute for dairy milk for those who are lactose intolerant or for those practicing a vegan diet.

Almond Breeze Vanilla 
NuVal Score: 50
Nutrition facts: Serving Size: 1 Cup, Servings per container: 4, Calories: 90, Calories from fat: 25 Total Fat: 2.5g, Saturated fat: 0g, Trans fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 150mg, Total Carbohydrates: 16g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Protein: 1g, Iron: 4% Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin D 50%, Vitamin E 50%

Ingredients: Filtered water, Almonds, evaporated cane juice, calcium carbonate, natural vanilla flavor, sea salt, potassium citrate, carrageenan, sunflower lecithin, Vitamin A,  Vit D2,  Vit E

Almond Breeze Vanilla Unsweetened 
NuVal Score: 90

Nutrition facts: Serving Size:  1 Cup, Servings per container: 4, Calories: 30, Calories from fat: 20 Total Fat: 2.5g, Saturated fat: 0g, Trans fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 180mg, Total Carbohydrates: 2g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Protein: 1g, Iron: 4% Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin D 25%, Vitamin E 50%

Ingredients: Filtered water, Almonds, calcium carbonate, tapioca starch, natural vanilla flavor, sea salt, potassium citrate, carrageenan, sunflower lecithin, Vitamin A,  Vit D2,  Vit E

The Almond Breeze Vanilla Unsweetened  milk gets a better NuVal score because by trading up to this version of your favorite almond milk you save 60 calories, and 14 grams of carbohydrate per serving. 

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