Low Lactose Diet

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Low-Lactose Diet 

Indications: Lactose-intolerance, diarrhea, excessive gas 

Recommended Foods:

           100% lactose-free milk

Soy milk

Fruits and vegetables

Rye bread

Popcorn cakes

Rice

 

Foods to Avoid:

All other milk (unless lactase enzyme is added)

All cheese

Yogurt

Ice cream

Pizza

Creamed or breaded vegetables

Packaged potato mixes

Breads, rolls, biscuits, muffins

Pancakes

 

Note: Calcium supplementation is usually recommended in a low lactose diet.

 

Low-Lactose Sample Menu

 

Breakfast

Coffee/tea

Orange juice

Cooked oatmeal (no milk)

Melon

Non-dairy creamer

Whole-grain toast

Jelly or jam

 

Lunch

Turkey sandwich on Italian bread

Tossed green salad with tomatoes

Oil & vinegar salad dressing

Applesauce

Soft drink

 

Dinner

Chicken, fish, or beef

Rice or mashed potatoes

Broccoli

Steamed vegetables (e.g. broccoli, carrots, or green beans)

Dinner salad

Fruit salad

 

Snack

Banana

Lactose-reduced milk

 

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Dr Scott Levenson and Dr Roger Kao may recommend special diets for your condition: