08/21/2011 12:33 am ET | Updated Oct 20, 2011

The Most Nutritious Dairy-Free Milks

At any given time, my refrigerator has at least three different types of milk in it. I have cow’s milk for my family, soy milk for tea and usually almond milk because it can have half the calories of skim milk -- making it an easy way to cut calories without really giving anything up.

To compare cow’s milk to the new non-dairy milk alternatives, here’s a look at what’s best for refrigerated and shelf-stable milk products.