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Lactose Intolerance

Think you have lactose intolerance and need to avoid dairy foods? Think again!  Those who are lactose intolerant or showing lactose intolerance symptoms don’t have to miss out on the great taste and health benefits of dairy foods. Different people can handle different amounts of lactose, and there’s a solution to meet most needs in the dairy case – from lactose-free milk to dairy foods that are typically easier to digest.  Just think “dairy” and check out these tips below:

  • Drink milk with meals
  • Aged cheeses like Cheddar and Swiss are naturally low in lactose
  • Introduce dairy slowly. Gradually increase the amount
  • Reduce it. Enjoy lactose-free milk and milk products
  • Yogurt with live and active cultures helps to digest lactose.

Fast Facts

Resources

Health Professional Lactose Intolerance Toolkit (recipes, videos, tips)
Eat Confidently with LI