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Encyclopedia > Milk substitute

Grain milk is a milk substitute made from fermented grain or from flour. Grain milk can be made from oats, spelt, rice, rye and einkorn wheat. Binomial name Avena sativa Carolus Linnaeus (1753) The Oat (Avena sativa) is a species of cereal grain, and the seeds of this plant. ... Binomial name Triticum spelta L. Spelt (Triticum spelta) is a species of wheat. ... Binomial name Oryza sativa L. Rice (Oryza sativa) is a species of grass in the genus Oryza, native to tropical and subtropical southeastern Asia, where it grows in wetlands. ... Binomial name Secale cereale M.Bieb. ... Binomial name triticum boeoticum Einkorn wheat is a wild species of wheat, Triticum boeoticum. ...

Grain milk looks very similar to cow's milk. It has a lower protein content and a higher carbohydrate content than cow's milk. Just as cow's milk is often fortified with Vitamin D, which it naturally lacks, grain milks may have calcium and some vitamines (especially cobalamin) added to them. Cobalamin is produced exclusively by microorganisms: bacteria, fungus and algae. Higher plants and animals are unable to produce it. In lupin milk, cobalamin has been found in larger quantities. A glass of cows milk Milk most often means the nutrient fluid produced by the mammary glands of female mammals. ... Cobalamin or vitamin B12 is a chemical compound that is also known as cyanocobalamine. ... A microorganism or microbe is an organism that is so small that it is microscopic (invisible to the naked eye). ... Phyla/Divisions Actinobacteria Aquificae Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi Chlamydiae/Verrucomicrobia Chloroflexi Chrysiogenetes Cyanobacteria Deferribacteres Deinococcus-Thermus Dictyoglomi Fibrobacteres/Acidobacteria Firmicutes Fusobacteria Gemmatimonadetes Nitrospirae Omnibacteria Planctomycetes Proteobacteria Spirochaetes Thermodesulfobacteria Thermomicrobia Thermotogae Bacteria (singular, bacterium) are a major group of living organisms. ... Divisions Chytridiomycota Zygomycota Glomeromycota Ascomycota Basidiomycota Yellow fungus For the fictional character, see Fungus the Bogeyman. ... A seaweed (Laurencia) up close: the branches are multicellular and only about 1 mm thick. ... Lupin milk has been found to contain larger quantities of cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12), which is especially important for people following a vegan diet. ...

Grain milk is low in saturated fat and contains no lactose, which is good for the many people who are lactose intolerant. Grain milk also lacks casein, making it suitable for vegans and people with milk allergies. This article needs copyediting (checking for proper English spelling, grammar, usage, etc. ... Lactose is the sugar making up around 2-8% of the solids in milk. ... Casein is the predominant phosphoprotein found in fresh milk. ... Hens kept in cramped conditions — the avoidance of animal suffering is the primary motivation of people who become vegans A vegan is a person who avoids the ingestion or use of animal products. ... An allergy or Type I hypersensitivity is an immune malfunction whereby a persons body is hypersensitised to react immunologically to typically nonimmunogenic substances. ...

Flavored grain milk can come in plain, vanilla, chocolate or a variety of other flavors. Like unflavored grain milk, it is often available with added nutrients.

The environmental impact of grain milk is even less than that of soy milk in regions where grain is available but soybeans are not. Environmental impact analysis is conducted to determine the likely human environmental health impact, risk to ecological health, and changes to natures services that a proposed or ongoing project may bring, or is bringing. ... Soy milk Soy milk (also called soymilk, soya milk, soybean milk, soy bean milk, or soy drink) is a beverage produced from soybeans. ... Binomial name Glycine max Merr. ...

Neither cow's milk nor grain milk is considered an acceptable alternative for breastfeeding or specially designed infant formula. A breastfeeding infant Breastfeeding is when a woman feeds an infant, toddler or a young child with milk produced from her breasts, usually directly from the nipples. ... An infant being fed by bottle. ...

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Package containing a milk product or milk substitute product - Patent 6488974 (2308 words)
The package of claim 1, wherein the liquid phase is a partial milk substitute which comprises, with regard to the fat portion, a milk fat portion and vegetable fat, and, with regard to the non-fat solids, milk, a milk protein concentrate, a whey protein concentrate and a foam stabilizer.
Pure concentrated milk is taken to mean either a fresh milk which has been subjected to an evaporation in order to reduce the water content, or a recombined milk in which the dry matter content can be set.
A partial milk substitute product is taken to mean a milk in which the fat content consists of a milk fat portion and vegetable fat portion with the non-fat solids including milk, whey protein concentrate and foam stabilizers.
Bubble tea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1724 words)
Some cafes use a non-dairy milk substitute instead of milk, which adds a distinct flavour and consistency to the drink.
One possible reason for using milk substitute is lactose intolerance, although a more likely explanation is that powdered substitutes are cheaper and more convenient than regular milk.
After pearl milk tea was brought to non-Asian countries, it was given the name "bubble tea." Since the most notable difference between bubble tea and other tea is the tapioca at the bottom of the drink, some assumed that the "bubble" in "bubble tea" referred to the tapioca.
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