(BPT) – Imagine if you had to eat cereal without milk, if you couldn’t enjoy an ice cream cone, or – gasp! – if you had to scrape the cheese off your pizza. Sounds terrible, right? It’s reality for the 40 million Americans who suffer from lactose intolerance.
“We’ve seen an exponential rise in the number of Americans who have a dairy, lactose or gluten sensitivity,” says Whitney Velasco-Aznar, vice president of marketing, GO Veggie! “We believe everyone should be able to enjoy the foods they love without sacrifice, so we’ve created an infographic and an online support group called Lactose Intolerants Anonymous to welcome people back to cheesy bliss.”