oa South African Family Practice - Understanding lactose intolerance and the dietary management thereof : review article

Volume 54, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Diets that exclude dairy may decrease gastrointestinal symptoms in symptomatic individuals who have lactose malabsorption or lactose intolerance. However, most lactose-intolerant adults can consume some lactose without experiencing major symptoms, thereby reducing the need for strict elimination of dairy products from the diet.

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