Lactose Intolerance: 12 Things You Should Know

It affects roughly 1 in 10 adults in the U.S. Lactose is a form of sugar that occurs naturally in dairy products. Lactose is digested by the enzyme lactase. Lactase is available as a supplement to aid in digestion of foods containing lactose. All dairy products¬†contain varying amounts of lactose. Lactose intolerance usually means you can tolerate SOME lactose. If you have lactose intolerance, you should still incorporate dairy into your diet as it is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin A, Phosphorus, Potassium, Protein, and B Vitamins….

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Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Are you ready for soup yet? This soup is a lower calorie version of other cream soups, but it is still super delicious! My husband is a lover of anything creamy including soups.¬† I prefer broth based soups, but I always love to find healthier versions of the creamy ones. This creamy chicken vegetable soup has added flavor with bacon and cheese, but high nutrition value with all of the vegetables and protein from the chicken.¬† It is a fabulous main dish for any chilly day, and it smells amazing…

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