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Is Goat's Milk Lower in Lactose than Cow's Milk?

There is slightly less lactose in goat's milk—9 grams per cup compared to 12 grams in cow's milk. If you are lactose intolerant and would like to try goat's milk, start with a small serving with meals. The protein in goat's milk is similar to that of cow's milk. For that reason, people with milk allergies are advised to avoid goat's milk, too.

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