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Can soy milk substitute cow milk when on vegan diet?

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Hi, I am Lacto Vegetarian, planning to change to Vegan Diet. Let me know if Soy Milk can be substitute for Cow Milk? Do we need to take additional Calcium Substitutes? Thanks XXXX
Posted Thu, 6 Mar 2014 in Weight
Answered by Dr. Prasad 1 hour later
Brief Answer: You can substitue it... Detailed Answer: Hi, I don't find any reasons to believe you should not replace cow milk with soy milk. You can go ahead with this change. You can include dark green leafy vegetables for extra calcium. Calcium supplement pills are not absolutely necessary. Hope this helps. Regards
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