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Foods high in lactose

The most common high-lactose foods include:

  • Milk, milkshakes and other milk-based beverages
  • Whipping cream and coffee creamer
  • Ice cream, ice milk, sherbet
  • Soft Cheese
  • Milk chocolate
  • Puddings, custards
  • Cream soups, cream sauces
  • Yogurt
  • Foods made with milk

Other foods that MAY contain lactose in smaller quantities include:

  • Bread and baked goods
  • Butter
  • Salad dressings and sauces
  • Breakfast cereals and cereal bars
  • Instant potatoes, soups, rice and noodle mixes
  • Lunch meats (other than kosher)
  • Candies and other snacks
  • Mixes for pancakes, biscuits, and cookies
  • Margarine
  • Organ meats (such as liver)
  • Sugar beets, peas, lima beans