A 33-year-old member asked:
how do you feed a child that is lactose intolerant? do foods without milk but with whey or casein cause problems?
1 doctor answer
Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid lactose: The sugar in human and bovine (cow) milk is lactose and u avoid symptoms by avoiding lactose. Cheddar cheese, a bovine milk product has minimal lactose left in it after the transition to cheese. Other lactose free products like soy milk are available. A lactose intolerant kid can usually tolerate milk with added lactose enzyme that is sold under various names like "lactaid".
Answered on Dec 16, 2014
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