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Food Map for Lactose Intolerants

  By posted Mar 10th 2012
Diet & Fitness

 


An inability to digest, process and absorb sugar in the milk – i.e. lactose – leads to gastrointestinal difficulties and thus, lactose intolerance takes place. Lactose is a sugar that is naturally found in milk and other dairy products.  Many people are lactose intolerant in India and are always looking for ways to devise their food plan in a careful way. According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, there is a 70% prevalence of lactose intolerance in Southern India and 30% in Northern India. Today, with expert insight from Shachi Sohal, H.O.D. Dietetics Deptt at BLK Super Specialty Hospital, New Delhi let us have a detailed look at the food map for lactose intolerants. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images


 

 

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