Feel Good Milk
Arla Organic Lactose Free low fat milk is free from lactose and easier on digestion, so you can enjoy the benefits of milk without any discomfort. Our organic milk is produced in Europe and totally free from artificial hormones and preservatives. In other words, it’s feel-good milk!
All about Lactose Free Milk
When it comes to wellness and feeling good, nobody knows you like you do. But if you have any questions about lactose, lactose intolerance or lactose free milk, get all your answers here.
What is lactose
Lactose free milk is cow’s milk that has been filtered for lactose or had enzymatic lactase treatment to remove lactose, which is the natural sugar in milk. If you are lactose intolerant there is no need to live without milk. Just make sure to look for lactose free alternatives. Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk is a great alternative – free from lactose but still naturally rich in vitamins, minerals and protein.
How is Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk made?
Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk is made following a simple and unique two-step process that removes the lactose, while keeping all the nutrients and great taste of milk.
First, we carefully filter the milk to naturally remove around half of the lactose. In order to break down the last of the lactose, we then add lactase to the milk. With this process we preserve all the good things in the milk, so you can feel good inside and out.
What are the benefits of lactose free milk?
If you are lactose intolerant or have a sensitive gut, lactose-free milk is a great alternative that can provide you with beneficial vitamins, minerals and protein. With Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk you can still enjoy all the goodness and great taste from milk, just without the lactose. A win-win really!
What is lactose intolerance?
Lactose intolerance is the reduced ability to digest lactose – the natural sugar in milk and other dairy products. If your body produces too little of the enzyme lactase which is required to digest lactose, you may experience gastrointestinal discomfort when you consume dairy products.
How do you know if you are lactose intolerant?
If you suspect that you may be lactose intolerant, please contact your medical doctor. A simple test can easily clarify any questions regarding lactose intolerance and any symptoms.
What are the symptoms of lactose intolerance?
The symptoms of lactose intolerance can vary from time to time and can be mild to severe. Symptoms usually begin 30 minutes to 2 hours after you eat or drink dairy products high in lactose. If you are lactose intolerant, you may experience symptoms like bloating, abdominal pain, gurgling or rumbling sounds in your belly, throwing up, gas, loose stools or diarrhoea.
If you suspect that you may be lactose intolerant, you can still enjoy some dairy products – hard cheeses are naturally low in lactose and Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk is completely lactose free.
How do you test if you are lactose intolerant?
The best way to check if you are lactose intolerant is to monitor if symptoms go away when you avoid dairy products. If they do, then you can try adding small amounts of dairy products to see if your symptoms come back.. If you suspect that you may be lactose intolerant, please contact your doctor. A simple test can easily clarify any questions.
100% organic lactose free milk
The cows that produce our Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk are free range, which means they have acres of lush green fields to call home. Our organic milk complies fully with controlled organic standards, and our systems of farming encourages wildlife by avoiding the use of any manufactured chemical sprays and no artificial fertilisers or herbicides.
Free from preservatives
Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk origins from our farms in Europe. We make sure to treat it at Ultra High Temperature (UHT) to extend its keeping qualities without using additives or preservatives. The fresh milk is heated above 135 degrees centigrade for a minimum of one second, which destroys bacteria and microorganisms that could otherwise develop in the milk. And then we simply remove the lactose. The UHT treatment guarantees that our Organic Lactose Free milk maintains all the natural goodness, vitamins and mineral of fresh cow’s milk.
Does lactose free milk contain same nutrients as regular milk?
Our Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk naturally contains a rich combination of vitamins and minerals and is an important source of energy, protein, calcium, potassium, vitamin B2, and B12. With organic milk as its core ingredient, Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk provides you with nutrients, goodness and the great taste of milk – only without the lactose.
How can lactose free milk be organic?
Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk is produced from our organic milk which is filtered for lactose or enzymatic lactase treatment making it lactose free. When you purchase Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk, you can be confident that it has been produced in accordance with strict organic-, environment-, and animal welfare rules.
Does lactose free milk taste any different from regular milk?
Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk is basically cow’s milk without the lactose. Since the natural lactose in our milk has been split into glucose and galactose, our Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk will taste slightly sweeter. When we remove the lactose we still preserve all the goodness and nutrients in the milk, so you can feel good inside and out.
Can you be lactose and gluten intolerant?
Yes, you can have both symptoms and diagnoses of lactose- and gluten intolerance at the same time. Remember to contact your medical doctor, if you experience continuous abdominal discomfort, a simple test can easily clarify any questions.
What are the nutritional needs of Lactose intolerants?
The nutritional needs of lactose intolerants are the same as the general population. An important nutrient for children, teens, pregnant women, and women after menopause is calcium which is needed for the maintenance of normal bones and teeth. There are many foods that naturally contain calcium, including: Broccoli, okra, kale, collards, turnip greens, almonds and also fermented dairy products (low in lactose). So if you are lactose intolerant make sure to choose a lactose free alternative that is naturally high in calcium like Arla Organic Lactose Free milk.
Can children be lactose intolerant?
Lactose intolerance is not that common in infants, since breastmilk naturally contains lactose, but as children grow older they can lose their ability to digest lactose. A child is lactose intolerant, if the body makes insufficient amounts of the enzyme lactase, which is needed to break down lactose.
If your child is lactose intolerant there is no need to avoid milk, just make sure to choose a lactose free alternative. Arla Organic Lactose Free Milk is a great alternative – free from lactose but still a natural source of vitamins, calcium and protein, which is needed for normal growth in children.
As the world’s largest producer of organic dairy, we guarantee that you always get 100% pure organic milk of the highest quality from happy free range cows that graze on lush green fields.