2. Moderation

If you and your doctor determine that your lactose intolerance is not severe, you may be able to consume some dairy products in moderation. Products like yogurt, sour cream, and cheese are the easiest to digest for those with a mild intolerance, as these have smaller amounts of lactose than other dairy products. Experiment with different habits of consumption, and determine how much dairy your body can comfortably tolerate. Some studies, however, have concluded that even those with intolerance can absorb up to eight ounces of milk per day, particularly if it is coupled with a full meal. Moderation is the key here, but determining the right balance will be your challenge.


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