Many parents confuse the terms lactose intolerance and milk allergy. Lactose intolerance is a digestive problem; milk allergy involves the immune system, and children can be tested for both conditions. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers advice to parents about how to tell whether their children have lactose intolerance.
"People who are lactose intolerant or showing lactose intolerance symptoms don’t have to miss out on the great taste and health benefits of low-fat and fat-free dairy foods."
VIDEO: Chef Chris Shepard, of the award-winning Houston restaurant Underbelly, does a 3-minute video about great-tasting food for people who have lactose Intolerance.
VIDEO: Man-on-the-street interviews about lactose intolerance are featured in this lighthearted video.