Those who are unable to drink milk because of lactose intolerance may be missing out on getting an adequate amount of calcium and other essential nutrients.
Now Land o Lakes has developed the Dairy Ease milk brand, which is 100 per cent lactose-free. Currently being marketed in the US, the product allows those with lactose intolerance to drink milk.
This means that they can enjoy all the benefits of milk without the unpleasant side effects.
Lactose intolerance, or the inability to digest lactose, the primary sugar in milk, affects millions of adults worldwide. Those most affected by lactose intolerance include Hispanic, Asian and African-American communities. Symptoms may include, bloating, abdominal pain or upset stomach.