Paleo Milk Alternatives Dairy, Grain, Gluten, Casein and Soy Free.
The cow's milk alternative market increased 12.5% in 2010 according to the Beverage Marketing Corporation. Consumers are using non dairy alternatives because of dairy intolerance and allergies. Additionally. concerns about pesticides, herbicides, antibiotics, GMO and additives. The Paleo Diet is dairy, lactose, grain, casein and soy free. The dairy alternatives allowed in Paleo Recipe Diet common milks: almond milk, flaxseed milk, hazel milk, hemp milk and coconut milk. Soy and rice milks are dairy free but contain soy or grain (rice). Both foods rice and grain not included in Paleo Diet Recipes.
Food intolerant is not limited to cow's milk. Some have allergies to goat's milk and sheep's milk. Other food intolerance's are gluten, grain, soy, seafood and peanuts.
|Almond Milk Recipe|
|Flaxseed Milk Recipe|
Cashew Whipped Cream - Made from cashew nuts. Delicious cream for Paleo shakes, pies, cakes or beverage topping. Paleo friendly. Lactose, dairy, casein and soy free.
Unsweetened almond milk and unsweetened hemp milk are good cow's milk alternative for diabetics.Diabetics should consult with a medical professional for advise regarding cow's milk alternatives.
Lists of foods rich in calcium:
Vegetables: Green leafy vegetables tend to be rich in calcium dandelion greens, mustard greens, Chinese cabbage, rhubarbs, artichokes, spinach, okra and broccoli
Fruits: Apricots, oranges, prunes, figs, raisins and papaya
Seeds: Sesame Seeds
Nuts and Seeds containing calcium.
Fish: Canned Salmon and Canned Sardines
Lactose Intolerance: Lactose is a sugar found in milk and milk produces. Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose. In the small intestines the enzymes are deficient in breaking down lactose into two simpler forms of sugar forms glucose and galactose. When lactose is broken down into glucose and galactose it is allowed to absorb into the blood steam. Lactose intolerance develops over time and many do not show symptoms until early childhood or early adulthood. Lactose intolerance is less common in northern and western Europeans. It is more common in Africans, African-Americans, Native Americans and the Mediterranean populations. Paleo Recipes are lactose free.
Milk Allergy: Milk allergy is a reaction of the immune system to one or more milk proteins. The immune system mistakenly creates antibodies to fight the milk proteins. The antibodies create chemicals in the body that can result in skin rashes, headaches, nausea and or wheezing. Lactose intolerance and cow milk allergy are not the same. One most common allergies that children have is milk allergy. In some instances, those allergic to cow's milk may also allergic to goat, sheep, buffalo and soy milk. Milk allergy is most common in cow's milk. Milk allergies can appear in the first year of life. Paleo Recipes are milk free.
Casein Allergy: Casein is a primary type protein found in milk and milk derivatives. Some manufactured foods can contain casein. Casein allergy is more common in children than adults. Casein allergy is an immune system disorder. Symptoms can be rashes, eczema and stomach cramps. More severe reaction can occur. Note that manufactured foods may contain casein. Read the labels and check for casein-free products. Paleo Recipes are casein free.
Some are intolerant to gluten and soy. Read below for more information.
Celiac Disease - Gluten / Wheat Intolerance: Celiac disease is an auto-immune disease that is triggered by the consumption of gluten. Gluten is protein found in grains like wheat, rye, barley and other related grains. With celiac disease the lining of the small intestines is injured by gluten. Injured intestines results in weight loss, bloating, diarrhea, gas, abdominal cramps and nutritional deficiencies. If gluten is removed from the diet the intestinal lining will not be damages or has a chance to heal. Many with celiac disease remain on a gluten-free diet throughout their lives. Removing gluten from your diet is not easy. Grains are used in the preparation of many foods. Reading the ingredient’s name may not disclosure the inclusion of gluten. Examples would be oats. Oaks are suppose to be safe for gluten patients but have been known to be cross-contaminated if processed in the same facilities as wheat. Celiac disease is a hereditary condition. Most common among with those of Scandinavian-Celtic descent. Approximately 1 in 133 people are gluten intolerant. A specialized doctor should be consulted. Paleo Recipes are gluten free.
Soy Allergy: is a common food allergy in infants and young children. Soy ingredients is common in processed and manufactured products. Soy is a common ingredient in fast food restaurants, infant formula, cereals and salad dressing having soy. Soy allergy is an auto-immune disease that is triggered by the consumption of soy. Soybeans is a legume. The allergy can extend to other foods in the legume family. Legume include navy, kidney, string, black, and pinto beans, chickpeas (garbanzo beans), lentils, carob, licorice, and peanuts. Soybean allergies and peanut allergies are common. Paleo Recipes are soy free.