Dealing with lactose intolerance can be easy
If your body doesn’t like lactose, don’t stress – treatment is simply a matter of managing your symptoms. It’s easy to do once you know more about it. Here’s how:
1. Learn which foods might be causing you discomfort
Our chart shows you how much lactose is in your favorite dairy treats so that you can find out where that tummy trouble might be coming from.
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2. Keep track of how much lactose you’re eating
Some people with lactose intolerance can eat a little bit of dairy — especially when it’s combined with other foods. Jot down notes when you eat dairy products — how much, what kind, and with what else — to help you determine how tolerant your body is.
3. Try LACTAID® lactose-free dairy products
LACTAID® products are enriched with lactase, so you can enjoy the real, natural dairy products you love — with all the vitamins and nutrients they contain, but without the discomfort. Because life is better when you can eat well.
4. Use lactase supplements to stop dairy discomfort before it starts
Lactase supplements provide that important enzyme you need to digest the lactose in dairy. Simply take a LACTAID® supplement along with the first bite or sip of food; if the meal lasts longer than 45 minutes, take another. It's the perfect treatment while you're on the go!*
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
5. Mention it to your healthcare provider
If you’d like more help managing your lactose intolerance symptoms, mention it to your doctor on your next visit. They can help you understand what’s happening in your body, and how to keep your dairy sensitivity in check.