Is Your Nondairy Milk Making You Fart?

Natasha Nesic, NASM CPT
2 min readJul 21, 2020
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Dairy, if you can tolerate it, can be pretty awesome. Jarlsberg cheese, for example, contains the vital vitamin K2, which is more essential for bone formation than calcium, since it signals the osteoblasts (aka, your little bone cells) to start doing their job to increase skeletal strength and density.

However, dairy doesn’t always treat us well.

Lactose intolerance purportedly affects 65% of the human population, much more than it did in days past.

Thus, nut milks! Oat milks! Coconut milks! Nondairy milk options are flooding the market, with no sign of stopping anytime soon.

But which ones are actually good for you? Anything that contains added ingredients, even if they’re added vitamins and minerals, has the risk of causing bloating and gas due to the preservatives.

Luckily, I got you on this.

Here’s how to take the trauma out of future grocery decisions:

Step 1) Bookmark the Food Additives List and keep it on your phone, or browser if you are homebound and do your shopping online.

Step 2) Next time you go grocery shopping, take a look at the ingredients of your nondairy options. When you come to a word you don’t know, hit the search function on the…



Natasha Nesic, NASM CPT

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