There are several intolerances associated with dairy. Those intolerances are lactose intolerance, milk allergy and casein allergy. Casein allergy is an immune system disorder. Casein is a primary type protein found in milk and milk derivatives. There are 25 proteins found in milk. The two most common allergenic proteins are casein and whey. Some manufactured foods can contain casein. Casein allergy is more common in children than adults. Most children outgrow the allergy but for some casein allergy continue into adulthood. The immune system mistakenly alerts the body that the protein in milk is harmful. The body's reaction is the release of chemical such as histamine. Symptoms can be rashes, eczema, runny nose, swollen lips and or stomach cramps. More severe reaction is anaphylaxis. Casein allergy is inherited. Note that manufactured foods may contain casein. Casein allergy requires the elimination of dairy from the diet. A professional doctor should be consult for any food allergies.
Read the labels and check for casein-free products. Food containing Casein: - Milk - Cheese - Yogurt - Butter - Margarines - Ice Cream - Bread - Pastry - Foods and beverages containing milk Hidden sources of Gluten or Casein -Food additives, malt flavoring, modified food starch and etc. - McDonald's Corp French fries contain milk-derived and gluten (reference) - Some fast foods - Some processed foods-Many vitamins and medications use gluten as a binding agent-Some cosmetics-Lipstick and lip balms-Toothpaste-Postage stamps (only used the self adhesive-Play dough The Paleo Diet is milk, gluten, soy and preservative free. Milk contains saturated fats and has calcium. The Paleo diet alternatives to dairy are: - Almond Milk: Unsaturated fats, lactose free and contains calcium - Coconut Milk: Saturated fats, lactose free and contains calcium - Hazelnut Milk: 75% unsaturated fats Paleo Cashew Coconut ShakeCoconut Milk is a good cow's milk plant based alternative.
Contains no animal fats. Coconut milk is a saturated fat. Low carb milk contains calcium and a host of vitamins and minerals. Ingredients - 3 tbs shredded coconut - 2 tbs cashew butter - 1 cup coconut milk or almond milk - 2 ripe bananas peeled - 4-6 fresh mint leaves or 2 tablespoons dried mint - 2 tbs cinnamon (to taste) - 2 tbs honey (optional honey not allowed in Orthodox Paleo Diet) - 6 ice cubes Instructions - Place all ingredients into a blender and blend on high speed for 30seconds.- Serve and Top off with fresh mint leaves or dried mint Serve