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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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Kelly Targett (1 day ago)
I drank 16 Oz of outdated almond milk and have been camped out in the bathroom all night!!!!!
Ron Brockway (1 day ago)
I drink water but use almond milk for flavor
Daneel Pace (2 days ago)
I like coconut
Sugarplum K (2 days ago)
Just checked ingredients in mine ... unsweetened, , no added sugar, GMO free certified organic, made with while activated almonds. Okay ingredients ... filtered water, organic activated almonds (7%), organic brown rice, sea salt, natural almond essence. Also have one I bought to try and it’s yummy, called Almond Quench, almond coconut milk (these are made by Pure Harvest in Australia), That one has 5% activated almonds, 10% coconut milk, otherwise the same and is also GMO free, certified organic etc. Also, I brush and floss my teeth so I think I’ll be okay 👌 👍
CrayolaCoffeeBean (3 days ago)
No lie, I like the taste of regular milk, but knowing more and more about harms and the poor baby cows being separated by their poor mother is just sick. I've been buying almond milk for maybe a year now and I just can't understand how anyone wouldn't love it haha I buy unsweetened (not much of a sweet tooth) and it legit tastes like a treat 😍 tastes so goooooood!!! (And nobody needs to die for it)
James (6 days ago)
WELCHS FRUIT SNACKS ARE THE DEVIL
S. Gillespie (7 days ago)
Califia is NOT eco-conscious with that big huge container of plastic! I bought it three times when I thought, "This is a real waste of plastic!" Tasted good but went back to the boxed brands, Silk , etc.!
Derrick Shadrack (7 days ago)
talking about sugar, Dairy is packed with sugar, the lactose, which is tough to digest, if digestable at all.
Corey Mondello (8 days ago)
I find almond milk to be gross.
Jennifer B (8 days ago)
Oh wow leukemia viruses and aids in cow milk. Oh wow i had no idea. I known about antibiotics and other horrible things but that wow. Thats scary! Would like a video researching more into this cow milk thing. Thats interesting! Anf cancer wow I never knew that stuff! 😯😯😯😯😯 I love soy milk and almond milk and cashew i like unsweetened chocolate and vanilla flavors! Yummy!
Craig H (10 days ago)
The only bad thing about almond milk is that its ecological footprint is terrible. Almond producers in CA use a crap load of water. Each almond requires 1.1 gallons of water to produce and 4 gallons of water is required to produce one gram of protein. Producers use up to 9% of all water for agriculture in CA---more than residential use and rice. And almond farmers' require bees to pollinate their orchards and use 60% of the country's managed bee colonies.
John Coughlan (10 days ago)
Ok lets get this straight especially for these two morons in the video. There are foods that build a body and foods that cleanse a body. Animal products build a body that’s why if you’re insane enough to bring you’re children up vegans they will be sick and weak.(and even sicker as adults) Plant foods cleanse a body and are especially good for people that have a lot of inflammation or disease (these people are usually middle aged to old age people) If someone is continually on a plant only based diet then they are just cleansing their body to death because the body is not receiving optimal building materials as plant nutrients are not easily converted by the body. However,when I say animal products Im not talking about junk food or over eating animal products. All native tribes hunt animals to supplement their diet,remember the word “supplement “. So a plant based diet supplemented with good natural organic animal products is the way that all natural tribes eat in their natural environment. These fools in the video can only survive by living next to a supermarket. There are legal cases where vegan adults have attempted to feed their babies/children on a plant based diet and the children have died. There has never been a vegan tribe in history or in the present that live on a 100 per cent plant based diet.
Unicorn Power (11 days ago)
Lmfao you should see what Americans are feeding their children 😂 soda, fast food, processed food and yet “almond milk is bad for you” lol
Lewis Brain (14 days ago)
her Eye brows are the scaryiest thing I'm seeing in this video. My sister has it for no Vegan reasons. I go some to try to have less milk. As in a day the amount soon mounts up.
Arnie Kando (18 days ago)
Oh and the other thing they don't tell you is this. I have done a small survey during my life after I noticed something. I met couple ( 4 persons) of people that has never gone to the dentist in their life and they now 45 plus minus. I checked there teeth and there are now filling or anything. I then asked these people about there diet and it came out that they consistently drink 2 glasses of cow milk each day without fail since they were children and they have very strong bones. Then I listen to people like you that is anti milk and I think....but you are wrong.......I am also on a journey to find dietary truth and I promise you most people are wrong. here is the secret. Eat everything in moderation. 30% meats and fat and the rest veggies and fruit and THEN......exercise at least 3 times a week for about 45 minutes minimum per time. If you do this you will be helthier that a vegan or a person that consumes to much meat.
irishanaconda (20 days ago)
You two are almost likable, but your vegan.
Abyss Productions (21 days ago)
Wow you guys are so annoying but a match made in heaven for sure.
Eli Stimson (23 days ago)
Watches video... Drinks almond milk, 😏😁
Pagan Moon (23 days ago)
I don't know about there, but cows in NZ on anti biotics don't have their milk collected while treated.
Pagan Moon (23 days ago)
Oh and can anyone recommend a good recipe, my almond milk is so watery and nasty
Loopy Lou Lou (25 days ago)
I made my own almond milk, pre soaked and rinsed almonds and water, it was lovely, nothing else and it didnt curdle my tea or coffee either.
Grace Gladman (27 days ago)
I got so worried because I love almond milk and hate animals milk
Kersi Katgara (27 days ago)
Almond milk is just toxic oxalates and other antinutrients rich water with some additives.
PETER NELSON (30 days ago)
they say the article had a cliickbait title then used the same title for this vid therfore this vid is clickbait.
Tony Alexi J (1 month ago)
Vegan diet is good but sometimes body need diary and meet too ,I think the best diet is the balanced one ,and don't eat too much couse over eating of everything is not good
joseph lesko (1 month ago)
You guys both look to be about 32to35 years old and you two both look great maybe the whole vegan lifestyle has something to do with it idk an how my question is do either of you suffer from diabetes or high blood pressure??
Shawn Clarkson (1 month ago)
Us carnivores are alot healthy though you got to admit.
Oc reed (1 month ago)
Wtf i suppose to eat im vegan and it same even going vegan is bad for me, i learn tofu is bad, cashews is bad, soy is bad for you now almond is bad for me over cow milk...fk otta here smh
Shannon Dunaway (1 month ago)
Dead at "Big thick nut" 😂😂😂
sadduck28 (1 month ago)
soft cell brought me here
James Sang (1 month ago)
Most almond milk is nutritionless. In 8 oz of almond milk, there is 1 or 2 grams of protein. In cow's milk , there is 8 grams of protein. The rest of both milks are carbohydrate. With so little protein in the almond milk, that means the manufacturer uses very little of the nut itself, and that most of the almond milk is water. It is devoid of phosphorus, calcium,magnesium and micronutrients. Whereas in cow's milk, there is 300 mg of calcium, 300 mg of phosphorus and supplemental vit d. If you are worried about the negatives milk: viruses, cancer causing agents(igf 1), then take a chewable enzyme with the cow's milk to break down the undesirables in milk. I tried 1 brand of almonds milk, that had 6 grams of protein and that means more almonds in milk, and I liked that. But with all seed and nuts products, you have to take a chewable enzyme to help break down the celluose, hemicellulose and phytates to make available the nutrients in the nuts.
mad2msu (1 month ago)
Funny how you criticize the article for having a click bait title, but you did the same thing.
Lakota Reflections (1 month ago)
Hemp milk is the most nutritious.
Monika Luterek (1 month ago)
xanthan gum is in many almond milks it is another name for GMO.
Kamrin Milburn (1 month ago)
I'm with you guys! And dairy milk does contain sugar from lactose... ?!?! Recently I've become a huge fan of Almond milk. Thanks for sharing about Califia Farms! I love their coffee products, but haven't tried the Almond milk yet. I'm so curious and mad about company's adding carrageenan to stuff.... WHY?!?!!
Ace Fortnite (1 month ago)
I just took a sip of the only source of almond milk in my super market, which is un-sweetend, and all my teeth just fell off.
Almo Milk (1 month ago)
Hey all! We're an Australian based Almond Milk Company- We don't use carrageenan, add no sugar and churn our almonds literally into almond cream before blending it with calcium, xanthan and salt. Simple, clean and using Australian almonds which are not fumigated with Propylene Oxide. The main advice i give to all our customers- quality over quantity. And judge almond milk on its protein as some companies might claim 'activated almonds' which are soaked in water and then thrown out. Hope that helps! More insights on our website if anyone needs more info on what to look out for.
brat tack Biodeutscher (1 month ago)
Are you the bad japanese in karate Kid 2?
bestonlineresults (1 month ago)
Love your vids. Off topic question: Your sound quality is excellent. What mic do you use?
Brianna Dennis (1 month ago)
I’m freaked out by cows milk... not almond milk lol
Idiotic Cy (1 month ago)
"harmful ingredients such as *sugar* and carrageenan" welp gotta stop eating apples
Debbie Scott (1 month ago)
The one thing abt almond milk I realized is it will dehydrate u. It will make u pee.
CynicalIdealist (2 months ago)
The dairy industry is shitting themselves.
Daniel karapetyan (2 months ago)
Wrongggggg
scooter3026 (2 months ago)
I have to say I see more "fake news" from Vegans about the dangers of traditonal diets, usually with no science to back it up.. Now taste your own medicine LOL. Sadly pseudo-science and "religion" is always more popular than facts..
Henry Henry (2 months ago)
I would not drink pasteurized almond milk.
Kyle Facada (2 months ago)
FYI - while I agree with these points, the 1% food waste doesn’t mean that all the almonds are ending up in the milk. It just means that the rest of the residual content of the almonds (what would end up in the milk bag) is eventually re-used and repurposed as ingredients for other food products such a protein powders, additives, nut butters, etc. It’s still not ending up in the beverage. The same goes for dairy milk harvesting. The leftover byproducts are used to make things like whey protein powders and supplements.
leonf1111 (2 months ago)
The real problem with all so called milk dairy or not is pasteurization. If it's in plastic or boxed, it must be pasteurized per government mandate. That kills most of its health benefits.
leonf1111 (2 months ago)
Why does she keep looking to the right? Camera is in front. Do most women do that? Saw another video and the woman kept doing the same thing!!
Chris Ramos (2 months ago)
You guys are awesome.
thatveganchick (2 months ago)
Almond milk is incredibly dangerous for my health...seriously I'm allergic to almonds
Art, etc (2 months ago)
i used to buy nut milk to use with my smoothies (almond, hemp) until i saw the carrageenan and guar gum ingredients both of which are harmful to your body. i quit all milk and just use filtered water to make my fruit smoothies.
BillyBob Bobbins (2 months ago)
I just thought I would pop into the chat to tell everyone that I'm vegan. Its been 6 minutes since I last told someone what I was vegan, so this adequately satisfies my requirement to inform every single person I meet. Many thanks and regards, A superior person to meat eaters.
Laura M (2 months ago)
Being from the mid-west I need that mouth feel of cow milk. So for me, Oatly oat milk. If you think Almonds are hard to milk, try an oat... (i couldn't resist)
Amani Abdulkareem (2 months ago)
Everything that turns into a greedy industry is dangerous for you even it was elixir
Bart Dierickx (2 months ago)
Almond and coconut!!!!!!!! I loved them even more than milk when I wasn't a vegan.
Juleimy A (2 months ago)
😂😂😂😂😂
Drvinnieboombatts (2 months ago)
Great points; but she is annoying as FU€€€€€€
FaNcy boy (2 months ago)
Is 200 gm of soy milk consumption per day is ok?
Boat Boy (2 months ago)
Could you get to the point any slower omg
User968 (2 months ago)
1:56 she said “nut bags”
The Ghost Of Lucias Clay (2 months ago)
Only mammals produce milk. From plants you get sap, juice, nectar, and oil. Plant milks are nothing but an emulsion of oil and water.
TheMesoPeaks (2 months ago)
Just bought almond milk and I see this lol
Jazzy Dot (2 months ago)
But i thought almond milk gave you +300 HP (My life is a lie)
ChibiYui 0.0 (2 months ago)
hmmm 2018 no one trusts a vegan anymore hehe
Aditya Rath (2 months ago)
*B I G J U I C Y N U T*
Aditya Rath (2 months ago)
* N U T*
65sheilakay (2 months ago)
When I make almond milk, I soak 1 cup of almonds overnite in a medium bowl, the blend them up with 2 cups of water. I like my milk creamier...the I turn the oven on 200 and throw the leftover pulp in there to dry. Then I use that almond flour to make pancakes, or add in for other baked stuff. Sounds like a lot, but it is nothing much to do,lol. For 1 cup of almonds, I get 2 or 3 days of thick milk plus flour.
Augustus Supremum (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
Everything pasteurized is bad for you period
Scott Balcomie (3 months 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.
gurl b (3 months ago)
Omg yall stfu
lisa jauntz (3 months ago)
Great video! Plant based milk tastes amazing and has made my skin clear. WIN WIN!!!
swizzy gurl (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
It’s a fat nut.. lmao.
ThePaintFrenzy (3 months ago)
If carrageenan takes me out, then clearly, I’ve lived long enough... 🤦🏼‍♀️
Sooth ing (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
Eat air, that's safe oh even that might not be if mixed by weed
Lalakinji (3 months ago)
Idk why I’m here but this video actually wants me to drink almond milk more.
Abbershay (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
Sipping on my almomd milk and coffee right now. Amazing combo used to just drink black.
Kevin g (3 months ago)
clickbait
Lisa Irwin (3 months ago)
I like almond milk. I make it myself. Once in a while I will sweeten it with dates. Like the debunked episodes!
Michajeru (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
Haha i read an article similar to that and the entire thing was just complaining about the dairy industry losing money 😂
debra lamers (3 months ago)
having my unsweetened almond breeze with some gluten-free goji berry crunch....YUM
Igor (3 months ago)
But your own title is click bait.
Aileem Dawson (3 months ago)
She said nut pulp lol
S M (3 months ago)
For people who think going vegan or soy doesn’t feminise you just look at the guy in this video
Ron Good (3 months ago)
There is sugar in cows milk too! What is lactose?
Avulsia (3 months 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
James Cole (4 months ago)
I love 🥩
Marcryloves burgers :3 (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
When you attack something in an overdone statement, you lose your credibility.
Hot Pocketz (4 months ago)
Milk from cows can make you stupid
Tilo Seltner-jones (4 months ago)
New Zealand’s soda consumption is terrible that is why he has munted teeth, I live here
Kurt McDowell (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
Omg thank God almond milk isn't bad for you. I read the title and description and freaked out!
Frans Derksen (4 months ago)
Gsus, what jumped-up American so called experts and posing actors !!
Carl B (4 months 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 (4 months ago)
Oh God!! I couldn't watch the whole thing.. Yap yap yap yap...get to the point!

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