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After traditional milk, soy milk has the most protein.
Rice and hemp milk are good picks for allergy sufferers, as they’re free of dairy, soy, nuts and gluten.
Check plant-based drinks’ nutrition labels, as some varieties, especially flavored, sweetened versions, have quite a bit of added sugar. Opt for those with fewer calories, which usually means less sugar.
At more than $5 per half-gallon, organic milk from grass-fed cows tends to be the most expensive, with plant-based drinks typically falling in the $3 to $4 range.
Almond milk is the most common plant-based drink. To enjoy health benefits, look for brands with 7 to 15 percent almonds. If unmarked, look for the brands with the highest protein.