Rice milk: Benefits and properties

The rice milk can become an excellent, safe and healthy choice from a nutritional point of view, for all those people who can not consume milk and dairy products with lactose because it is a natural vegetable drink that does not cause allergies or intolerances because it does not contain lactose or gluten.

rice milk

As you know, nowadays it is possible to find on the market a very interesting variety of vegetable milks made especially for people who either do not like animal milk or suffer the aforementioned lactose intolerance.

Highlighting some of the most consumed vegetable milks; today we can opt for soy milk or almond milk. Although it is possible to easily perform at home, as it is the case of the one called sesame milk or sunflower milk.

How to get rice milk?
Rice milk is obtained from the fermentation of fresh rice grains, which have been previously milled and cooked.

Let’s say that the form of development would be the same when prepares a recipe with rice, except that prior to cooking should be ground and crush well.

Benefits of rice milk

  • Ideal for people with gluten and lactose intolerance: it does not contain gluten or lactose, vegetable drink rice milk is a healthy and suitable option for replacing animal milk with high lactose content, as for example cow’s milk.
  • A very energetic drink: Thanks above all to its high content of carbohydrates, nutrients that therefore become a highly energetic drink.
  • Helps improve intestinal transit: due to fermentation of rice, starch is broken, so that provides interesting benefits in improving the intestinal transit.

We must take into account that its calcium content is not very high, so we must not neglect the consumption of foods rich in calcium to maintain proper contribution.

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