Will Oat Milk Give You Too Much Estrogen?

There are estrogen compounds in it, but that’s ignoring a vital part of the story

Sam Westreich, PhD
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6 min readMar 3, 2022

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a woman in ecstasy, clutching a glass of milk to her chest.
Milk — it’s amazing with cookies, but is it filled with hormones? Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash

Before plant-based meat options became more commonplace in stores, there were plenty of options for faux milks. For those who either are lactose intolerant, or simply want to make choices to cause less suffering for cows, there are other milk options.

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Sam Westreich, PhD
Sharing Science

PhD in genetics, bioinformatician, scientist at a Silicon Valley startup. Microbiome is the secret of biology that we’ve overlooked.