Have you been considering a plant-based milk? There are lots of reasons to seek dairy alternatives, even if you aren't lactose intolerant. Plant-based milks are vegan, usually gluten-free, and contain none of the cholesterol in cow's milk. They're fortified with enough calcium to rival traditional milk, but they're also less harsh on the environment than the dairy industry, which is on track to become one of the world's worst polluters.
But as new non-dairy milks hit grocery shelves seemingly every week, it's tough to know which one is the right choice for you. Should you try almond milk? Soy? Oat? Hemp? We break down seven options below, diving into the nutritional pros and cons, consistency, and taste.