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Why dairy is important

Why dairy is important

You already know this important fact about dairy: dairy foods and foods made with dairy are delicious. But there are a few things that are just as important to know, especially for people dealing with lactose intolerance. Dairy is an important source of calcium, protein, vitamins A and D and other nutrients. It provides a wide-ranging set of healthy benefits for you and your family.

Along with a healthy overall diet and regular exercise, the nutrients in dairy are vital for keeping bones and teeth strong, and help reduce the risk of osteoporosis. They also help keep the nervous system healthy, enable muscle contraction and promote skin and eye health.

Lactose free LACTAID® Products and Dietary Supplements are great ways to keep dairy in your family’s diet and allow them to enjoy all the nutritional benefits that come with it – even if you or members of your family suffer from lactose intolerance.