I get referrals for infants under two years with “cow’s milk protein intolerance”. What is this?

The term should be avoided. It has been used to describe a milk allergy, but can easily be confused with milk (lactose) intolerance. If a physician provides this diagnosis, contact him/her to clarify. Ideally, the diagnosis should be one of


What can I recommend as a butter/margarine substitute in baking for my clients that are allergic to milk and soy?

Butter or margarine needs to be replaced by another fat that is solid at room temperature. If it is replaced by liquid vegetable oil, the final product will have a different texture. It is important to clarify the client’s soy