What kinds of milk are low in carbs? I have heard about coconut milk but I'm not sure what's best.
PS: I am from India, maybe someone might want this info:-)
Non-sweetened almond milk is probably what most people on low carb diets drink, when they drink it. It has < 1g of carb per cup.
Personally, I completely stopped drinking milk because of carbs years ago and I don't look back. I only drink a little bit of half and half with coffee, and even though it still has carbs, it's so little that it makes little difference.
Cows, goat, soy, almond, and coconut milk have around the same carbohydrate levels, so there is not enough difference to make the effort to rework recipes etc.
Also coconut milk has more than 20% fat compared to milk having 1% to 5%. A normal human body can convert fats to sugars very efficiently (around 70%), so total energy of coconut milk will be very high
Approximate carbohydrate %, and kJ per 100 g of milk
Each country, recipe, and supplier will have different figures, these are standardised with Wolfram Alpha, a recognised accurate source, and a neutral source, as they are not involved in the food or dietary industry
In many countries, "standard" milk is homogenised half fat milk, so about half way between skim and full cow milk figures