Dairy can play an important part of a healthy diet. It’s a good source of calcium, protein, and vitamins A and D. Better yet, you love it. But sometimes, dairy doesn’t seem to love you. What is it about the lactose in dairy that gives some people discomfort? What is lactose intolerance and what is the best way to prevent symptoms? It may sound like a lot to go over, but we have all the answers you need below.
What is Lactose?
Maybe you’ve heard of it, but might not know that it’s a sugar that’s
mainly found in dairy products.
What is Lactase?
This natural digestive enzyme specializes in helping your body digest lactose, the sugar in dairyLearn more
What is Lactose Intolerance?
Lactose can be the cause of sensitivity to dairy, but it can be managed easily.Learn more
Lactose Intolerance Symptoms & Signs
Familiarize yourself with the symptoms of lactose intolerance.Learn more
How is Lactose Intolerance Diagnosed?
Learn the best methods to find out if you’re lactose intolerantLearn more
How is Lactose Intolerance Treated?
Discover how to minimize your symptoms.Learn more
Lactose Intolerance Diets
Find ways to keep enjoying dairy without the discomfort.Learn more
Lactose Intolerance in Children
Read about how to give your children dairy, despite their sensitivity to lactose.Learn more
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