• Indian Diet and Lactose

    Indian Diet and Lactose

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“A variety of dairy products are indigenous to India and an important part of the Indian cuisine. lactose contributes to a major role in daily Indian diet. Amount of Lactose may depend upon quantity of milk or milk product used in preparation”.

  • Dal Makhhani
  • Gajar Halwa
  • Rice Milk Kheer
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Hidden sources of lactose

Sometimes, besides the obvious milk based dairy products, lactose can also be found in many prepared foods & drinks (hidden dairy) and cause LI. Many patients are not even aware that there are some food items which may be containing lactose, hence they may suffer from symptoms of Lactose Intolerance

  • Food items like mixed vegetables, paneer dishes & other dishes prepared with cream
  • Bread And Other Baked Goods
  • Processed Breakfast Cereals
  • Instant Potatoes, Soups, And Breakfast Drinks
  • Lunch Meats
  • Salad Dressings
  • Candies And Some Snack Foods
  • Pancake, Biscuit, And Cookie Mixes
  • Powdered Meal Replacements
  • Processed Meats
  • Creamy Soups
  • Breaded Meats
  • Chocolate Candies, Prepared Cakes And Sweet Rolls
  • Powdered Coffee Creamers
  • Hot Chocolate Mix
  • Imitation Dairy Products
  • Party Dips
  • Cream
  • Sauces And Gravies