While removing sugar from my diet and diet of my family has never been a pressing manner, I like to do it as much as possible since it is so much healthier. The soy milk that we drink varies in the amount of grams of sugars that it has in every serving but on average it is around six or seven grams. I believe that it is this amount because so often the second or third ingredient listed is sugar or something to that effect. A few weeks ago I asked someone to pick me up a half gallon of soy milk and they brought back a variety that I had never tried before. It was Silk Unsweetened Organic Soy Milk with No Sugar Added. I was beyond pleased to see organic soy milk, I am beyond pleased whenever I get a chance to try something organic, and very pleased that it was unsweetened. Not only would this give me a chance to reduce sugar in our diet, but I would get a chance to try out a new flavor that was not driven by the adding of some flavor, such as vanilla. I have never had much of a sweet tooth so I was delighted to try unsweetened soy milk.
The Silk Unsweetened Organic Soy Milk with No Sugar Added was positively delicious. It was some of the best soy milk that I have ever tasted. I liked it as much as I liked Silk DHA Omega-3 & Calcium Soy Milk which I believe is my favorite soy milk to date. I do not know if it was the absence of sugar or the fact that the ingredients had to contain organic items, but the taste was wonderful. It was very smooth, with no additional flavor or even the essence of sweet to distract you. This made it ideal for all sorts of recipes and great in a bowl of cereal or oatmeal. The ingredients were organic soy milk that was simply filtered water and whole organic soybeans, calcium carbonate, sea salt, natural flavors, carrageenan, vitamin A palmitate, vitamin D2, riboflavin, and vitamin B12. With so little accompanying the soy milk I thought that the ingredients were wonderful and hoped to be just as pleased with the nutrition facts.
With the exception of a lower amount of sugars in the nutrition facts I did not expect that the Silk DHA Omega-3 & Calcium Soy Milk would be that different from what I was used to. However, I was mistaken about this. In one serving of this organic soy milk there was 80 calories with 35 calories from fat. There was also a mere 85 milligrams of sodium, 300 milligrams of potassium, and only 4 grams of carbohydrates. The calories, sodium, and carbohydrates were quite low for soy milk but the dietary fiber at one gram and protein at seven grams was quite common. Lastly there was only one gram of sugars in the soy milk. I was quite pleased with the nutrition fact so far and continued to be pleased after reading the vitamins and minerals in the soy milk. Vitamin A and magnesium listed 10%, calcium, vitamin D, and riboflavin listed 30%, iron and folate listed 6%, selenium listed 8%, zinc listed 4%, and vitamin B12 listed 50%. Overall everything looked great.
I was so happy that my friend picked up this soy milk for me and my family. When I later saw the Silk DHA Omega-3 & Calcium Soy Milk at the grocery store it was on sale and the same price of the non-organic soy milks so I got it again. As long as I am drinking soy milk and this stays at a good price I hope to continue to get it. I loved the taste and really enjoy the fact that I can be drinking organic soy milk. My family also really liked the taste and my thoughts are that if they are not missing the sugar and sodium found in the other, I do not see any reason to go back to the non-organic alternative. I would happily recommend for anyone to try this if they like soy milk, and highly recommend it to anyone who likes soy milk and needs to cut out sugar and/or sodium from their diet.