In the kitchen, lactose-free milk is prepared in the same way as regular milk since it has a similar texture and properties. It is slightly sweetish in taste. We incorporate it into all our cake mixes, our pancakes, our soups, etc. Or we just drink it as it is.
Why lactose-free milk is better?
Lactose-free milk is just as beneficial for your health as lactose-free milk: It retains its nutritional qualities. It is very digestible. It allows lactose intolerant people to free themselves from many symptoms related to this intolerance, namely: flatulence, intestinal spasms, diarrhea.
How to cook without lactose?
For the preparation of lactose-free recipes, we opt for vegetable oils, favoring those with a neutral taste, such as sunflower or rapeseed oil, in order to avoid changing the taste of the recipe. On the dosage side, nothing to worry about since the butter can be replaced by an equal quantity of vegetable oil.
What is the difference between milk and lactose-free milk?
Lactose free is not always lactose free.
An enzyme is added to milk and splits the milk sugar, or lactose, into two individual sugars (galactose and glucose). After this process, lactose-free milk tastes sweeter than regular cow’s milk, but can still be called milk.
Does lactose-free milk make you fat?
Contrary to what one might think, lactose-free milk is no less caloric than traditional milk. Therefore, as part of a slimming diet, it does not appear more suitable than another. But, where you can gain calories, it is by favoring skimmed milk rather than semi-skimmed milk.
Why eat lactose-free?
The first benefit of adopting a lactose-free diet is the reduction of digestive disorders. Indeed, the people concerned justify their lactose intolerance by bloating, stomach cramps, nausea or even diarrhea.
Why is lactose bad for your health?
Milk is also known to contain lactose, which is a hard-to-digest form of sugar. As such, it can cause gastrointestinal disorders and promote diabetes (6). Also, it contains too many lipases, especially for infants with inadequate pancreatic secretion.
How to replace lactose-free butter?
vegetable butter to replace butter: coconut, almond, hazelnut or cashew butter, for example. plant-based yoghurts to replace yoghurts, white cheese and Swiss cheese: soy or rice yoghurts for example.
How to replace lactose-free crème fraîche?
To replace fresh cream, buy soy cream, rice cream or coconut milk which do the job very well. In the same way as vegetable milks replace cow’s milk, vegetable creams replace fresh cream without any problem.
What is lactose-free milk?
Following a lactose-free diet consists of eliminating milk, dairy products and their derivatives from your diet, more or less rigorously depending on digestive tolerance.
What is the role of lactose?
Lactose is composed of glucose and galactose, two simple sugars used directly as a source of energy by our body and as a substrate for macromolecules involved in various biological functions such as neuronal and immunological processes.