“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”.
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