Dairy Free and Lactose Free

Dairy-Free and Lactose Free: Do You Know the Difference?

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It’s common for people to assume that “dairy free” is the same as “lactose free.” But that’s actually not the case. Lactose free means the lactose—which is a type of sugar in milk—has been removed from the food. But dairy free means the food contains no dairy at all, which indicates it’s probably made of nuts, plants, or grains. So …