Science Summary: Dairy & Lactose Intolerance

February 03, 2016

The latest research: Lactose intolerance (LI) may lead some individuals to avoid or decrease dairy food consumption, which can decrease essential nutrient consumption and may be associated with chronic disease risk. Objective diagnosis and individualized management strategies can help many Americans who experience LI to include dairy foods in their eating patterns. Read this Science Summary on dairy and lactose intolerance for more.