6 tips to ease symptoms of lactose intolerance

Diagnosing lactose intolerance can be difficult because there is no definitive test and some people incorrectly self-diagnose, registered dietitian Robin Plotkin says. There is no cure for the condition, but Plotkin offers six tips to ease symptoms, including using reduced-lactose products, adding probiotics to the diet or trying colonic adaptation to see if regular ingestion increases tolerance levels. Today’s Dietitian (4/2012)

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