Is Lactaid and lactose free milk the same?
The main difference is that lactose-free products are made from real dairy, while dairy-free products contain no dairy at all. Dairy-free products are made from plants, such as nuts or grains. … For example: Lactose-free products include LACTAID® milk and LACTAID® ice cream.
Is Lactaid milk good?
Lactaid milk is actually less likely to spoil, since milk spoils because lactose digestion results in lactic acid. Furthermore, the lactase addition is perfectly safe for anyone to drink.
What is Lactaid milk?
LACTAID® products contain lactase, a natural enzyme that helps break down lactose – the sugar found in dairy foods like milk, ice cream or cheese—into two simple sugars (galactose and glucose) that are easily digested. If not properly digested, lactose can cause gas, bloating, cramps, and/or diarrhea.
Can lactose free milk still cause problems?
Lactose Intolerance vs. Milk Allergy Lactose is the sugar in milk. If you're lactose intolerant, a glass of milk or a bowl of creamy soup can give you intestinal trouble like cramps, gas, diarrhea, or bloating. That's because your small intestine isn't making enough of the enzyme lactase.