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Chicken Bacon Alfredo

As I was having a slice of my 3 year old aged cheddar this morning, I noticed on the label that it said "lactose-free." I was curious if it came naturally or if I had been duped and was actually eating something that wasn't quite as natural as I thought. So I looked into it and learned something new: the longer a cheese has aged, the less lactose it contains. Hard cheeses (even if not aged long) have such a small amount of lactose that if you do have a reaction, you more likely have a dairy allergy (to milk protein), not lactose intolerance (milk sugar.) Interesting!

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