Lactose Intolerance or Cow’s Milk Allergy?

Lactose Intolerance or Cow’s Milk Allergy?

Lactose Intolerance or Cow’s Milk Allergy?

How to Tell the Difference.

Do your children have frequent digestive issues, or other allergy symptoms, such as rashes, a stuffy or runny nose?

These symptoms may be related to a lactose intolerance or cow’s milk allergy.

It can be difficult to tell the difference between a food allergy and intolerance. This is because many symptoms overlap.

Lactose intolerance is the result of a lack of the enzyme “lactase.” Lactase helps your body digest the milk sugar “lactose.”

A cow’s milk allergy is the result of an immune system reaction to one of the two proteins in cow’s milk.

Both types of intolerances can cause digestive upset, including diarrhea, cramping, nausea and vomiting.

This is the first of a series of booklets on how to tell the difference between food intolerances and allergies, and what to do about it.

Casein allergy is also discussed briefly.

Here is the FREE BOOKLET. Fill out the form below to keep up-to-date on our latest news.

Help Keep My Nutrition Services Free

Select Payment Method
Personal Info

Donation Total: $5.00


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Homeschooling Dietitian Mom, 21167 NW Galice Lane, PORTLAND, OR, 97229, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.