Aged cheeses are best for lactose-intolerant folks
Try: Cheddar, asiago, Parmesan, pecorino, the cheeses on this list
If lactose intolerance prevents you from enjoying some mouthwatering mac & cheese, I have some good news for you: aged cheeses like cheddar, asiago, Parmesan, and pecorino are naturally lactose-free. During the aging process the bacteria ferment the milk sugar (lactose), which enables better digestion so your taste buds and belly will both be happy.
Keep in mind that aged cheeses are often dry and more pungent in flavor so a little bit goes a long way. For a healthy snack, grate some Parmesan onto roasted broccoli or cauliflower for a cheesy and crunchy bite!
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Jacqueline is a dietitian based in NYC. When she is not stuffing her face with dark chocolate and kale you can find her shimmying, schmoozing, or in a downward dog. For more information about Jacqueline visit ICraveNutrition.com.