When dairy is a bit hairy

October 2006
Australian Parents;Oct/Nov2006, p64
The article recommends ways to replacing dairy products for those who are lactose-intolerant. A wide range of products are available to meet differing needs and tastes, but the scientific literature shows that it is more difficult to achieve adequate nutrient intakes, particularly calcium, when milk is avoided. If one's child is extremely allergic to milk protein, check with the manufacturer whether the soy drink is made in a milk factory or whether the yoghurt starter contains milk.


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