Milk soy protein intolerance

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Milk soy protein intolerance (MSPI) is a food intolerance to the proteins found in milk and soy. It is believed that "...MSPI affects about 85,000 infants every year in the United States, and is the most common food-related intolerance among infants.[1]

Signs of MSPI[edit]

Medical signs of milk soy protein intolerance include:

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramping
  • Rash
  • Irritability
  • Weight loss
  • Bloody stools
  • Chronic constipation and painful defecation[2]

Milk foods to avoid[edit]

Avoid foods made with milk and soy products. However, soy oil and soy lecithin may be acceptable as they have no soy protein. Milk products include:

Soy foods to avoid[edit]


  1. ^ Wade, Kari J. (2011). ""The Effect of Infant Milk Soy Protein Intolerance on Maternal and Family Health Outcomes"". Diss. College of Saint Mary, Nebraska. Retrieved 2014-03-12. 114 pages; 3541430. ProQuest® Dissertations & Theses 
  2. ^ Protein Intolerance~clinical at eMedicine