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What should I use to supplement the diet of a lactose-intolerant 17-month-old?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Lactose-free milk

Many dairies now make lactose-free milk.
A popular brand is lactaid. Lactose-free milk has lactose that has been predigested to simpler, easily absorbed sugars. Lactose-free milk has the same nutritional value of regular milk. It tastes a little sweeter but it works. Breyers makes a lactose-free vanilla ice cream. Mmmmm...

In brief: Lactose-free milk

Many dairies now make lactose-free milk.
A popular brand is lactaid. Lactose-free milk has lactose that has been predigested to simpler, easily absorbed sugars. Lactose-free milk has the same nutritional value of regular milk. It tastes a little sweeter but it works. Breyers makes a lactose-free vanilla ice cream. Mmmmm...
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Lactose Intolerance

You can always switch to lactose-free dairy products to ensure a good supply of calcium and vitamin d, otherwise a basic multivitamin with calcium and vitamin d is appropriate.

In brief: Lactose Intolerance

You can always switch to lactose-free dairy products to ensure a good supply of calcium and vitamin d, otherwise a basic multivitamin with calcium and vitamin d is appropriate.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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