Did you know people with lactose intolerance may still be able to enjoy consuming milk and dairy foods? In this episode of Ask A Nutritionist, Maureen Bligh, RDN, shares six tips on how to comfortably include milk and dairy foods in healthy eating patterns. Leaning on her 40 years of expertise, she also shares why dairy is important, especially for children, providing recommendations for different dairy food options that people generally find easier to handle with a lactose intolerance and simple ways to increase dairy tolerance.
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