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Cheese experiences

Hi... I am interested in whether people can tolerate Cheese??

If so how much and what kinds?

Lactose free, cheddar, mozzarella, chunks, grated?

Much appreciated Thank you

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I can only tolerate goats cheese or cottage cheese !

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None - can’t even have non- vegan margarine as the milk content is enough to make me feel really poorly (sick/ diarrhoea). I have been eating Sainsbury’s Greek style ‘cheese’ made from coconut, I believe, although I doubt it is a ‘healthy’ option.

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I used to not tolerate cottage cheese at all. I have found raw milk cheeses to be a tasty option. Great for reinforcing "good" gut bacteria.

I can get them at my local market, but I live in France. Roquefort is an example of one you should find easily, but it does have a strong taste. I find milder raw goat, sheep and cows milk cheeses best.

Alison

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Do you think yakult could help? I’ve read somewhere that’s good with gut bacteria and I want to try it but I don’t want to cause any pain to myself

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As you can see from the replies to your initial question, everyone is different. Some people find Yakult good, others don't tolerate it. It would be a good idea to experiment:)

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No i am the opposite to your other replies. Cant tolerate soft cheese, cottage or goats which i dont like. I find the best is good old cheddar, or red leceister. As long as u dont have tons of it.

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I usually avoid any cheese to be on the safe side - it gives me really bad gas pains! I haven't tried lactose-free, but I'll give it a go and let you know how I get on :)

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Thanks 😉😉

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try lactose free

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I can tolerate goats milk cheese, 2 tablespoons at a time. I usually can have a small slice of sharp cheese without having symptoms. I think its about the serving size. I was reading that its all about the sugar content in the particular cheese, sugar content in dairy is the lactose content.

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It really depends on the person's problem.

If they have lactose intolerance then they can eat some cheese.

But they have to check how much lactose does it contain as it varies.

If they are allergic to milk protein then they cannot eat any cheese.

Otherwise you can eat as much cheese as your body tolerate.

Probiotics like kefir can help with this.

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