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Is soy milk bad for toddlers who are lactose intolerant?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Fine

Soy or almond milk are both usually lactose free.
Lactaid or similar cow milk products are produced with the missing enzyme in the milk, so lactose sensitive people can use them without problems.

In brief: Fine

Soy or almond milk are both usually lactose free.
Lactaid or similar cow milk products are produced with the missing enzyme in the milk, so lactose sensitive people can use them without problems.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology

In brief: Mgt

I agree, but also please check the caloric content and sources of calcium/vitamin D on the labels since brands may vary.
I would suggest using soy or lactaid, many almond milk brands contain mostly water.

In brief: Mgt

I agree, but also please check the caloric content and sources of calcium/vitamin D on the labels since brands may vary.
I would suggest using soy or lactaid, many almond milk brands contain mostly water.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Dr. Jeremy Adler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

In brief: Probably OK

Soy milk that is fortified with calcium, vitamin d, and iron is generally fine.
But it's very unusual for toddlers to be lactose intolerant. Lactose intolerance doesn't generally start until a child is older.

In brief: Probably OK

Soy milk that is fortified with calcium, vitamin d, and iron is generally fine.
But it's very unusual for toddlers to be lactose intolerant. Lactose intolerance doesn't generally start until a child is older.
Dr. Jeremy Adler
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