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Lactose Intolerance: A Scientific Update and the Place of Milk Products

Ready to refresh your knowledge of lactose intolerance and dairy products? Watch this webinar designed for health professionals to gain a better understanding of:

  • The prevalence of lactose intolerance and be able to differentiate lactose maldigestion from lactose intolerance
  • Nutrition and health issues associated with dairy avoidance
  • The recommendations of the National institutes of Health (NIH) regarding lactose intolerance and the importance of including dairy products
  • Practical strategies for including milk products in the management of lactose intolerance
  • The role of lactose as a potential “prebiotic” and its impact on gut microbiota

© Dairy Farmers of Canada, 2017. 

This webinar was originally presented as a live webcast on November 16, 2017.

Dennis Savaiano, PhD

Purdue University, Indianapolis

Dennis Savaiano is the Virginia C. Meredith Professor of Nutrition Policy at Purdue University. He directs the North Central Nutrition Education Center of Excellence, a USDA NIFA-funded center. He is also the Associate Director of the Community Health Partnerships for Indiana’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). Dr. Savaiano has studied lactose digestion for the past four decades. The results of these studies indicate that almost all maldigesters can consume significant amounts of dairy foods without experiencing symptoms of intolerance. Furthermore, he is interested in methods of intervention that will allow "lactose intolerant" individuals to learn that they can consume dairy foods without experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms.

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