As a result, gut symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, flatulence +/- diarrhoea can occur following ingestion of foods rich in lactose. Lactose intolerance is more prevalent amongst certain ethnicities and can occur with increasing age. Lactose is the "milk sugar"but lactose intolerance doesn’t mean you have to follow a dairy-free diet.
Our dietitians can help to determine your level of lactose tolerance and educate you on the appropriate level of lactose restriction for your situation. Dairy products are an important source of calcium and other nutrients. Formal education on a low lactose diet is important to ensure your diet remains nutritionally adequate.
We are known for our expertise in gastrointestinal (gut / bowel) nutrition and every member of our team has their own additional, specialty areas of nutritional expertise.Book an appointment