Plenty of people turn to almond milk as a healthier alternative to standard cow’s milk, whether you’re looking to follow a dairy-free, vegan, low-sugar, or other diet. But just how healthy is the carton you’re grabbing off the (unrefrigerated) grocery store shelf, or pulling out of the ‘alternative milks’ corner of the dairy case?
Sure, that grocery aisle almond milk is lactose-free, and yes, the calorie count, and possibly even the sugar content, look nice. But have you stopped to read the ingredient list? Chances are, it’s long; the second half is probably dominated by words you couldn’t have pronounced even when you were midway through that college biology course.
Long story short—drinking grocery store almond milk does not offer the same nutrition gold stars as eating a handful of actual almonds.
In case you didn't know, JOI stands for ‘Just One Ingredient’, and take a wild guess at what that ingredient is in our almond milk nutbase. Shocker—it’s almonds. Whole almonds. Unsalted all-natural almonds, that we’ve milled into the perfect waste-free, mess-free nutbase for you to add with water, blend, and enJOI.
And because JOI’s almond nutbase is made of 100% all-natural almonds, it does pack a pretty incredible nutritional punch. Need more reason to make the switch from grocery store brands? Check out these three health benefits of our one-ingredient almond milk base:
1. JOI Almond Nutbase Offers 6x the Protein of Conventional Almond Milk
Going for gains? Go for JOI. According to the USDA, standard grocery store almond milk contains 1 gram of protein per 1 cup serving. One cup of almond milk blended from 2 tablespoons of JOI clocks in at 6 grams of protein. Gym, tan, JOI, anyone?
2. JOI Almond Nutbase Provides Healthy Fat
Almond milk made with JOI is not a low-fat food—and that’s not a bad thing! The whole, natural almonds in 1 cup of almond milk made with 2 tablespoons of JOI nutbase offer 15 grams of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. These friendly fats help reduce bad cholesterol levels in the blood, support cell health, and lower risk of heart disease and stroke.
3. JOI Almond Nutbase is a Vitamin E Superfood
Vitamin E is an often-overlooked powerhouse antioxidant when it comes to preventing chronic diseases—and almond milk made with JOI can provide upwards of 50% of the daily recommended value. Vitamin E helps the body fight free radicals, reduce inflammation, minimize cell damage, and support brain health—hard to argue with those benefits.
Have we convinced you that JOI almond base is the gold-standard for actually healthy almond milk? Ditch the fillers, stabilizers, and preservatives—place your order for JOI almond milk nutbase today and taste plant milk for the first time.