And good news for yogurt-fans! The friendly bacteria in yogurt helps your body digest lactose. Look for yogurt with live active cultures, like Cabot's rich and delicious Greek yogurt. Aged cheeses like Cheddar cheese, Colby, Monterey Jack, Swiss and Parmesan contain little or no lactose. Choose these lactose-free or nearly lactose-free products over other cheeses.
According to the National Dairy Council, living with lactose intolerance doesn't mean you have to give up your favorite dairy foods in favor of strictly lactose-free products.
Which is good news, since milk is the leading food source of calcium and vitamin D. Eliminating dairy products from your diet makes it hard to get enough of these bone-building nutrients.
These helpful tips from our team of registered dietitians can help lactose-intolerant dairy lovers enjoy their favorite foods again:
Look for the Lactose-Free icon on the packaging of your favorite Cabot cheese products to be sure they are naturally lactose-free.
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