Why ROA's m*lk?

If you’ve stumbled upon this page, you probably want to know more about why we believe in our oat m*lk. So where do we start? When used in coffee it responds to the relatively sour coffee beans just like traditional cow’s milk does - or maybe even better. This means that it doesn't break down and creates a fluffy layer of foam. Great for latté art. But just because we call our oat m*lk called Barista does not mean we do not love it in a smoothie, overnight oats, our morning cruesli, a milkshake, an espresso martini, or just by itself. On the contrary, we believe ROA Barista handles the spotlight pretty well on its own. The oat m*lk has a rich and balanced oat taste with natural sweetness and no added sugar while giving you that smooth mouthfeel of traditional milk. 

But these aren't the only advantages of drinking our oat m*lk. To give you an overview, we have listed ten relevant benefits and findings below.

Good for coffee

Good for the planet

Good for you

The Power of Oats

  1. ROA Barista has been fortified with essential vitamins and minerals to ensure your body gets all the nutrients it needs to thrive

  2. ROA Barista is packed with fibers

  3. ROA Barista is low in calories but rich in healthy unsaturated fats 

  4. One average glass (250ml) of ROA Barista contains about 1g of beta glucans, which is about one third of your daily need and is reported to regulate blood sugar levels

  5. ROA Barista is free of cholesterol and trans fats and consuming oat m*lk is reported to lower the levels of LDL-cholesterol (the bad kind) in your body

  6. ROA Barista contains about 300 mg of calcium per glass, helping with the strengthening and formation of healthy bones

  7. Oat m*lk is reported to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and improve heart health due to its nutritional make-up 

  8. Oat m*lk is one of the most eco-friendly dairy substitutes on the market generating 80% less greenhouse gas emissions than milk while it only needs 40% of energy compared to cow’s milk and uses twenty times less water

  9. Oat m*lk is an antioxidant and is indicated to help support skin repair and recovery from day-to-day stressors, UV, pollution, and more

  10. Oat m*lk is found to help with appetite control and maintaining a healthy weight

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Sources:

Fernández-García E. (2014). Skin protection against UV light by dietary antioxidants. Food & function, 5(9), 1994–2003. https://doi.org/10.1039/c4fo00280f

Naumann, E., van Rees, A. B., Onning, G., Oste, R., Wydra, M., & Mensink, R. P. (2006). Beta-glucan incorporated into a fruit drink effectively lowers serum LDL-cholesterol concentrations. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 83(3), 601–605. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn.83.3.601

Onning, G., Akesson, B., Oste, R., & Lundquist, I. (1998). Effects of consumption of oat milk, soya milk, or cow's milk on plasma lipids and antioxidative capacity in healthy subjects. Annals of nutrition & metabolism, 42(4), 211–220. https://doi.org/10.1159/000012736

Othman, R. A., Moghadasian, M. H., & Jones, P. J. (2011). Cholesterol-lowering effects of oat β-glucan. Nutrition reviews, 69(6), 299–309. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-4887.2011.00401.x

Reyes-Jurado, F., Soto-Reyes, N., Dávila-Rodríguez, M., Lorenzo-Leal, A. C., Jiménez-Munguía, M. T., Mani-López, E., & López-Malo, A. (2021). Plant-Based Milk Alternatives: Types, Processes, Benefits, and Characteristics. Food Reviews International, 1-32.