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Warning: Toss Out Your Almond Milk! It's Bad For You!

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Almond milk, packed with harmful ingredients such as sugar and carrageenan, should never be consumed, especially by children. At least that's what anti-almond milk pro-dairy articles are saying. Anji & Ryan respond to these attacks on almond milk. Anji's 'Not Milk' tee from Vegetaryn: https://www.vegetaryn.com/products/not-milk-unisex-tee Original article at: http://awm.com/if-anyone-you-know-has-almond-milk-at-home-warn-them-to-toss-it-or-risk-scary-consequences-3/ NutritionFacts.org videos on dairy milk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxnBDDqXSjk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAnD9XKI7J4 CONNECT WITH HHV: http://facebook.com/happyhealthyvegan http://instagram.com/happyhealthyvegan http://patreon.com/happyhealthyvegan http://happyhealthyvegan.org https://askhappyhealthyvegan.tumblr.com/ Please subscribe for more healthy vegan recipes, health and fitness tips, interviews with vegan authorities, and much more from Anji and Ryan of Happy Healthy Vegan! 🍌 🍓 🍑 🌽 🍚 🍞 Music by Lovespirals https://lovespirals.bandcamp.com
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Augustus Supremum (19 minutes ago)
The problem with almond milk is that almond trees require astounding amounts of water to grow, more than any other crop. Our almonds in the USA are grown in California where drought is the norm. The high demand for almond milk is leading farmers to do environmentally harmful things in order to produce so many almonds. They replace low-water need crops with almonds, clear wetlands, and drill deeper wells to get what's left of the ground water which leads the ground to sink and cave in. Better to not rely so completely on one type of "milk" or to buy "milks" made from more drought tolerant crops, that require little to no fertilizer. I think walnuts are much more drought tolerant then almonds for instance.
free Warrior (7 days ago)
Everything pasteurized is bad for you period
Scott Baucum (8 days ago)
I started drinking almond milk because the strongest man in the world drinks it with his breakfast cereal and if its good enough for him then it's good enough for me.
Teannie Bronnar (9 days ago)
Omg yall stfu
lisa jauntz (13 days ago)
Great video! Plant based milk tastes amazing and has made my skin clear. WIN WIN!!!
swizzy gurl (13 days ago)
I always get sugar free almond milk and my hubby loves the sugar version but it's still super low on sugar grams even compared to a sucker which can have up to 40grams😨
Dylan Orlando (14 days ago)
It’s a fat nut.. lmao.
ThePaintFrenzy (14 days ago)
If carrageenan takes me out, then clearly, I’ve lived long enough... 🤦🏼‍♀️
Sooth ing (16 days ago)
I don’t get why people buy almond milk from supermarkets. I make fresh almond milk everyday. It’s the easiest thing you will ever do. Put 8-10 almonds in a blender, blend for 1 minute, no need to soak or strain when blended. It tastes soooo much better than pre processed. No need to sweeten either and way healthier also.
Goa Lover (17 days ago)
Eat air, that's safe oh even that might not be if mixed by weed
Lalakinji (18 days ago)
Idk why I’m here but this video actually wants me to drink almond milk more.
Abbershay (20 days ago)
The only bad thing about almond milk is this stupid video that makes it sound like a morning radio show that guy needs to take some testosterone or something
MrReedTea (20 days ago)
Sipping on my almomd milk and coffee right now. Amazing combo used to just drink black.
Kevin g (20 days ago)
Lisa Irwin (22 days ago)
I like almond milk. I make it myself. Once in a while I will sweeten it with dates. Like the debunked episodes!
Michajeru (23 days ago)
I love almond milk. The brand we use is alpro which is imported from Belgium. It comes either sweetened or unsweetened and contains Vit. D, Vit. E, Riboflavin (Vit. B2), Vit. 12 as well as extra calcium.
Kelli T (24 days ago)
Haha i read an article similar to that and the entire thing was just complaining about the dairy industry losing money 😂
debra lamers (24 days ago)
having my unsweetened almond breeze with some gluten-free goji berry crunch....YUM
Igor (25 days ago)
But your own title is click bait.
Aileem Dawson (25 days ago)
She said nut pulp lol
S M (29 days ago)
For people who think going vegan or soy doesn’t feminise you just look at the guy in this video
Ron Good (29 days ago)
There is sugar in cows milk too! What is lactose?
Avulsia (30 days ago)
anything causes cancer stfu almond milk is light and with oats will make you hungry in an hour when you use fairlife milk which has only 6g sugar 13g of protein it literally keeps you full for 4-6hours
Brandon Cole (1 month ago)
I love 🥩
Marcry Gachaverse (1 month ago)
**crunch crunch** oh sorry i was busy eating my cereal WITH almond mil Ps: lmao almond milk in my local sainsbury's is 20p less than a regular large jug of milk so how is it a waste of money 😐😐
Oby-1 (1 month ago)
When you attack something in an overdone statement, you lose your credibility.
Hot Pocketz (1 month ago)
Milk from cows can make you stupid
Tilo Seltner-jones (1 month ago)
New Zealand’s soda consumption is terrible that is why he has munted teeth, I live here
Kurt McDowell (1 month ago)
Good stuff. I've been vegan about two weeks and I'm still a little ignorant on veggie milks and whether to consider them processed or not. Love these and your debunking videos.
Ali May (1 month ago)
Omg thank God almond milk isn't bad for you. I read the title and description and freaked out!
Frans Derksen (1 month ago)
Gsus, what jumped-up American so called experts and posing actors !!
Carl B (1 month ago)
I'm not a vegan (I eat meat) but I DO love Almond Milk and only drink Almond Milk unsweetened. Funny thing is, my ex, who was lactose intolerant, forced me to get it and I had to drink it, but I ended up liking it and keeping it around, unlike her. ;)
River J Brooks (1 month ago)
Oh God!! I couldn't watch the whole thing.. Yap yap yap yap...get to the point!
River J Brooks (1 month ago)
Maybe cut down the chatter, get to the point. Thanks
Rachel Manzoni (1 month ago)
We love plant based and nut milks in our home! Will never buy cows milk there is so much misleading information and shame on them.
Miaka Yuki (1 month ago)
Why do i feel this persons talking have a bad aura they look also fake
Okay so what's milk can we drink now? I just watched that cow milk is bad for you and almond milk is good for you and this come out... I need to drink something like milk everyday tho ...
Miaka Yuki (1 month ago)
They are paid for dairy industry. There is no wrong with almond milk. They just talk about sugar in almond its nonsense
EnigmaticRPG (1 month ago)
Informative & correct video, BUT the title & description are such CLICKBAIT! Like, it worked on me, but for what? Ill-gained views? NICE Literally everything is "good" or "bad", depending on the consumption level, or simply who you're talking to. Almond and dairy milk both come with pros & cons... I drink both for different reasons personally... but while almond milk is (mostly) fat, lactose & cruelty free, do you have any idea how much water it takes to grow almonds??? They're *ravaging* California, but that's not going to stop anyone lol So, congrats on the scare-tactic based click, and thanks for the wasted time!
lama doo (1 month ago)
Fortified Almond milk can be very dangerous if you drink too much. Ive been drinking 500ml on average everyday or so and exceeded 255% of my daily intake of calcium. This can cause kidney failure and blockage of the arteries. Eating wholefoods more than enough provides enough calcium. I wish they never pumped all our store brought almond milk with calcium like we are deficent. Much better off if it was left unadultered with suppliments.
Apple Slices Unite (1 month ago)
I have PCOS and can't have milk anymore. The reason I can't have it is the hormones in the dairy milk. This news came from my nutritionist from a hospital.
Mudk1p28518 (1 month ago)
happyhealthy CLICKBAAAIIIT
Calm Trapish. (1 month ago)
Mary McAndrew (1 month ago)
I buy almond milk (plain) and Organic wholebean soy milk. I'll use one carton and then make something homemade like oatmilk (super easy) or almond milk. I don't strain through a bag just a fine sieve, because it's just for my porridge or smoothies and a bit of pulp is fine. I love it with some vanilla added, but NO sweetener. I find the organic wholebean soy is gorgeous when you add some vanilla to it, I can drink that straight! I don't like the taste of regular soy milks.
Tammy Asker (1 month ago)
Thank you! I am not a vegetarian, but I had breast cancer. I will try to buy organic milk from now on. This is truly scary. My son is a vegetarian. FYI, I like the taste of almond milk, especially the sweetened kind.
Andrew Dunlap (1 month ago)
I agree, I’ll never go back to dairy milk
BLACKPOOL BOOTZ (1 month ago)
Its the juice of the devil lol. Had it this morning in my coffee. Armond milk is a bit plane for cerial but coconut milk oat or rice is supper yummy. 4 weeks of dairy here and feel better for it
VapeTime (1 month ago)
My favorite milk is almond milk, I buy it and make my own, and I dont sweeten it
john vasquez (2 months ago)
coconut milk is my fav!!
LEL LEL (2 months ago)
big thicc NUT
Female Drake 29 (2 months ago)
Dairy milk is horrible but I wouldn’t drink soy milk neither soy milk is not good for men and it is a feminizer you can look that up but I do agree with you guys about not drinking dairy milk🌿🌿🌿
Yasmine V. (2 months ago)
I’ve been drinking almond milk for the past 3 years and anytime I have cows milk it makes me sick. But this didn’t make me think anything different about almond milk.
Carlotta Davis (2 months ago)
I purchase Almond and coconut milk monthly and love it... I Choose unsweetened every time. It's not a problem and I feel healthy.
Lisa Jauntz (2 months ago)
.... We're SHAKIN' IN OUR BOOTS...!!!!
Zexity (2 months ago)
Tbh almond milk taste like clay..
Derek Durie (2 months ago)
The increase in almond farming could have a devastating effect on the future of bees on this planet.
Nate V (2 months ago)
Healthy maybe but you can't be happy in life with out eating deliciousness like pizza and burgers.
MusicMan (2 months ago)
What filthy race is that thing on the left mixed with? YUCK. What a waste
MusicMan (2 months ago)
This is unwatchable
Jason Elliott (2 months ago)
If you're going to be childishly condescending, I can't take you seriously.
So alot of talking and no facts. Is it good for you or not?
Teh Loaf (2 months ago)
is soy milk good or bad?
Lucrece Madougou (2 months ago)
Can we warm almond milk?
Bryan Carroll (2 months ago)
Big M C.D (2 months ago)
I Don't Drink *ALMOND MILK!!!!!* And One reason is because it a doesn't come from tits (JK)
Katie W. (2 months ago)
Almond milk is good for ppl soooo fake
Brite Eyez (2 months ago)
New subscriber!
Michael McCullough (2 months ago)
My favourite is oat milk. In Canada the brand I buy is SoFresh, really like it.
Zack Chambers (2 months ago)
Ryan Renan (2 months ago)
Me watching this video drinking the almond milk from my cereal bowl
On 2Wheels (2 months ago)
It's not milk. It's an extract.
Barbara Mowrey (2 months ago)
In my day, I'm 67 1/2 yrs old, ingredients were not listed on any product. We had to demand an ingredient list.and put it on the ballot, and even then, the controversy was a joke. I couldn't believe we were buying food not knowing what "other" ingredients were in it?! We believed that , for instance, canned corn was just corn, nothing else...because when we canned corn at home, we didn't add anything but water, and maybe salt...so why would other preservatives be added at all? The food is preserved when it's sealed. The food companies were so mad when the measure passed that we as consumers worried to a great degree wondering if the makers of the food would be honest at all? I still wonder about that today. The FDA is supposed to monitor the "list of ingredients" but do they monitor the "ingredients?" The food banks are giving food out that has expired all the way back to 1984 now. On one occasion, salad in a bag was sitting in stacks on the shelf at my grocery store, and my curiosity made me look...the dates were expired" selling the bags of spinach for $1 a bag. Well, the spinach was dark and wet inside so it was mostly bad, but the food bank was only a few blocks away and I wonder what that was about. Fresh food is becoming non existent in my Safeway store, the only grocery store in my town of 2500 people. I'm 40 miles north of Spokane WA. But, back to ingredients...do we even believe them at all? We are at the mercy of the growers and packers., always will be unless we grow everything at home.
theworthyvegan (2 months ago)
I think you guys are great, so I hope this doesn’t come across as offensive: I notice I don’t share your videos where you say “butt hurt” because—even though you make such good points and site such great studies—it doesn’t feel sharable with some of the clients and such who I would like to share your work with. You put so much work and care into your videos, it’s just a friendly suggestion to drop that kind of languaging, as it makes you suddenly sound...well...kind of dumb and base. I say that in the most loving and affectionate way.
Claudette Mckenzie (2 months ago)
Just started my vegan journey love almond milk
Tater Thot (2 months ago)
Aw i really like it tho
Kingy Maxy (2 months ago)
have you heard about ppo? most raw almonds are pasterised with ppo . It is band in Eu , Canada .I am still doing my research on it.
Zopdog911 (2 months ago)
You two look like Portlandia
Ed Tom Bell (2 months ago)
2:02 Ryan is trying so hard to not laugh at "nut pulp".
Joey (2 months ago)
Get out of your house and go to the local farmer unless liberals put them out of business and buy God's creation. Natural no packaging. No additives. Pick up some "real organic eggs" bet these people go to the whole foods and still get extras you don't want in your food. These folks should smoke some more. Must of not ever been out of their comfort zone and support the local farmers. People lived healthy to their 90s eating what mother earth. Not open-minded and not convincing me that my "true " natural foods with no additives and tastes incredible. I guess we are lucky where we live . These people destroyed all the mom and pop ranches that provide the sweetest veggies and friendship.
P3G4SUS (2 months ago)
im not a vegan but i do eat healthy and try not to have much dairy, now i mainly drink almond/cashew milk unless hazelnuts are on sale than that is my go-to xD (btw I grew up drinking a lot of milk and imo no other milk can compare, but im not from USA so quality differs) I do agree that nut milk are much healthier than dairy milk. I just have doubts about soy milk, i try to stay always as much as possible even though i think its the best flavor non dairy milk. But i hate the fact that these companies take advantage of "ignorant people " and try to brainwash them into things being bad/good, with some very stupid conclusions, like the ones you guys mentioned. People need to get informed.
Kylean Kilpatrick (2 months ago)
Great video! You guys are hilarious lol
Kawsaki (2 months ago)
You two remind me of some characters played by Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein from Portlandia, and I love it! Thanks for the video it was very informative! Keep doing what you’re doing, kudos :)
Vegan Walk (2 months ago)
I like cashew milk. I would like to try oat milk.
Buddy Bro (2 months ago)
*cries in vegan
chris Rose (3 months ago)
my immaturity took hold of me @ nut bag / hand motions /nut pulp
susan brandt (3 months ago)
I love almond milk but I like a change of pace sometimes. I have made my own cashew milk and it’s delicious! Three ingredients, cashews, water, and organic vanilla. It’s so good!
Right Side (3 months ago)
All milk is good except soy and coconut
Illidan Stormrage (3 months ago)
Garbage, I've work on dairy , trust me pure nonsense to make at least 2% of what dairy sells by almond milk you need months And yo talking about just one store
Helly Delly (3 months ago)
She said squeeze the nut bag and u get a lot of nut pulp.😂😂😂😂😂
King 7Five7 (3 months ago)
1:36 “Almonds are a big thick nut” 😂 sorry I’m childish and have no friends..
Chavale Pierson (3 months ago)
Thier not at all worried. Almond breeze is the diary companies in disguise. Straight poison!
Tristan Beligan (3 months ago)
Don’t forget regular milk causes osteoporosis
Elliot Hungate (3 months ago)
If humans were not meant to eat meat, than why is it such a challenge to be vegan?
Happy Healthy Vegan (3 months ago)
it's not a challenge. it's easy.
DANG JOS (3 months ago)
Almond milk is a poor milk choice if you care about matching the nutrition content. It's basically very few almonds and a bunch of water. There is apparently 1 gram of protein per serving, compared to bovine milk's 8. You're better off eating actual almonds for almond nutrition. There is an almond and cashew protein milk out there with fortified pea protein. This has 10 grams of protein per serving, which is much closer to actual milk.
Barefoot Prof (3 months ago)
Buy plain unsweetened...duhhhh...got dairy industry?
Daniela Gomez (3 months ago)
Almond milk is delicious :) say no to dairy!
Regina Wilson (3 months ago)
Martell Tha Cool (3 months ago)
I can't drink dairy. So the only thing I can drink is coconut milk and almond milk
Kelsey Sanderlin (3 months ago)
Lol this makes me laugh 🤣. What’s harmful is drinking animal milk, with traces of blood, puss, dna, etc lol
Bharat P (3 months ago)
Nut milk ;-)
Tamika Phillips (3 months ago)
🤣🤣🤣 their claims are so ridiculous all you can do is laugh out loud, I’m really? Smh 🤦🏾‍♀️

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