Lactose Intolerant Chart

FOODS RECOMMENDED FOODS THAT MAY CAUSE DISCOMFORT
BREADS & GRAINS 6-11 servings each day

Whole-grain or enriched breads, cereals, rice, barley, and pastas made with milk-free ingredients

Hominy, macaroni, noodles, rice, spaghetti

Crackers, rusk

French or Vienna bread (check labels)

BREADS & GRAINS

*Any bread products, muffins, biscuits, or pancakes prepared with milk, milk products, or mixes containing lactose

*Homemade bread with milk

*Instant Cream of Wheat

*Commercial potato products

*Dry cereals containing lactose or milk

VEGETABLES 3-5 servings each day

All vegetables and vegetables juices

White and sweet potato

VEGETABLES

Vegetables prepared with cheese, milk or milk products

FRUIT 2-4 servings each day

All fruits and fruit juices

FRUIT

*Fruit drinks that contain lactose

MILK & DAIRY 2-3 servings each day

Soy milk, lactose-reduced milk, *lactose-hydrolyzed milk, and lactose-free supplements

*Hard, aged, and processed cheese, if tolerated

*Yogurt, if tolerated

MILK & DAIRY

Milk; milk products, goat's milk, and acidophilus milk

Powdered milk

*All cheese products

MEAT & MEAT SUBSTITUTES

All plain baked, broiled, roasted or stewed beef fish, lamb, poultry, pork, veal, and eggs (prepared without milk)

Dry peas and beans, lentils

Tofu

Nuts and peanut butter

Plain baked, broiled roasted or stewed

Soups

Broth-base soups made with allowed foods

MEAT & MEAT SUBSTITUTES

Cold cuts, frankfurters, or other meat that contain lactose filler

Creamed or breaded food

Cream soups, commercial soups with milk or milk products

*All creamed or breaded food

*Cold cuts; wieners, or other meat with added lactose

FATS & SNACKS

*Butter, *margarine, lard, shortening, mayonnaise, vegetable oils, nondairy creamer, and oil-based salad dressings

Cakes, cookies, pies, flavored gelatin desserts, homemade baked products and fruit ices made with milk-free ingredients or prepared without milk

Popcorn

Salt, pure flavorings, vinegar, spices, condiments

Sugar, corn and pure maple syrup, honey, jellies, jams, and pure sugar candies

Coffee, tea, carbonated beverages, cereal beverages, soy milk substitutes & beverages

FATS & SNACKS

Salad dressings containing milk or cheese

Any desserts containing milk or milk products such as sherbet, ice cream, pudding, and some cakes, cookies, and pies

Commercial desserts or mixes containing milk or milk products

Instant drink mixes

*Cocoa mix

*Margarine with added milk or milk products

*Spreads or dips containing sour cream, cream cheese, whipping cream

Cocoa mixed, cream sauce, nonfat dry milk, milk chocolate

Cream, caramels or chocolate candies or any candies containing milk lactose, or molasses

*Avoid if only on strict lactose free diet