Resource downloads

Beta-casein science resources, product information fact sheets and patient friendly handouts

Exploring milk intolerance with an a2 Milk® trial

How do you know if symptoms are due to lactose or the A1 protein? a2 Milk® Lactose Free contains no A1 protein, and no lactose, making it the ideal starting point for exploring milk intolerance. Here's how to conduct an a2 Milk® trial. (patient friendly resource)

Milk Myths Fact Sheet

Digestive discomfort, perceived lactose intolerance and myths surrounding milk may mean your clients unnecessarily remove this important food altogether and consequently, miss out on key nutrients. Download the Milk Myths factsheet for information on helping clients with milk intolerance.

Cows’ milk A1 and A2 type beta-casein protein digestion infographic

An infographic providing an overview of the A1 and A2 beta-casein protein variants. The graphic displays how upon consumption of regular milk which contains A1 beta-casein protein, BCM-7 is released resulting in gastrointestinal differences.

A 2020 trial reports consumption of milk containing A2 beta-casein only is associated with fewer GI symptoms than conventional milk in lactose maldigesters

This is an infographic providing an overview of a trial in 33 American adults with lactose maldigestion.

A Health Professional’s Guide to a2 Milk®

This guide for healthcare professionals explains what a2 Milk® is, provides a brief summary of the history and scientific studies to date, and includes a practical guide on how to introduce a2 Milk®.

My Samples order guide

Follow this guide to request product samples for healthcare professionals.

Homemade yoghurt recipe

Make your own yoghurt at home using a2 Milk®. (patient friendly resource)

A 2019 trial reports replacing conventional milk with milk containing only A2 beta-casein reduced gastrointestinal symptoms associated with milk intolerance in certain children

This is an infographic providing an overview of a trial in 75 Chinese children aged 5-6 years with mild to moderate milk intolerance.

A 2017 study reports milk-related gastrointestinal symptoms may result from ingestion of A1 beta-casein rather than lactose in some individuals

This is an infographic providing an overview of a trial in 600 Chinese subjects with self-reported lactose intolerance.

A 2016 trial reports consumption of A1 beta-casein protein as a potential cause of post-dairy digestive discomfort

This is an infographic showing effects of milk containing only A2 beta-casein versus milk containing both A1 and A2 beta-casein proteins on gastrointestinal physiology, symptoms of discomfort, and cognitive behavior of people with self-reported intolerance to traditional cows’ milk.

Recipes for Toddlers

Tiny Tummies is a practical recipe booklet with a pictorial interpretation of the dietary guidelines for toddlers and many evidence-based tips for expanding a toddler’s diet.

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*A1 and A2 proteins refer to A1 and A2 beta-casein protein types

a2 Milk® is a trade mark of The a2 Milk Company Limited

a2 Milk® comes from cows specially selected to naturally produce milk with only the A2 beta-casein protein type so may be easier on digestion than regular milk for some milk intolerant individuals when consumed as part of a healthy, varied diet.