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Dairy can be and is a problem for many, especially commercial dairy from factory farmed cows, especially those given hormones to increase milk yields, but most people can drink goat, sheep and camel milk with no issues. Almonds are nuts and do come from trees, which are plants, but is an allergen for some people who have side effects from using any almond products. Almond milk also contain 8% the daily sodium amounts when compared to coconut milk, which has 1 to 2 %, so I no longer use almond milk for my smoothies. I only use coconut milk.

Also, the Omega-3s EPA and DHA from marine animal and plant sources are NOT interchangeable. Dr Mercolas website has scientific articles about this that can be accessed from the links below.

EPA and DHA from animal sources are long chain carbons with 20 and 22 carbons. Omega 3s from plant sources called ALA is an 18 carbon fat that is poorly converted to DHA and EPA, the form needed by the brain. The conversion is less than 1%

So plants, such as flaxseed, flaxseed oil, chia seeds, nuts (especially walnuts) and leafy greens contain omega 3 in the form of ALA, but at a less than 1% conversion rate is an extremely inefficient way to get your omega 3s and feed your brain.

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