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Category: Lactose Intolerance

August 5, 2021

Food – you need it to live, but if you eat the wrong thing it can cause some serious problems. Of course, what constitutes being the “wrong” thing differs from person to person. If you’ve been told that you are lactose intolerant, then for you, eating the wrong thing means consuming foods or beverages with […]

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What is Lactose Intolerance? If your body does not produce a sufficient level of lactase, the digestive enzyme needed to break down lactose, you may suffer symptoms of lactose intolerance. Your body does not make enough lactase to break down the sugar in milk products. The lactose is not digested in the small intestine, so […]

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OVERVIEW Lactose is the sugar found in milk and dairy products such as cheese and yogurt. After eating dairy products that contain this sugar, usually lactase, a digestive enzyme of the small intestine, helps to breakdown this complex sugar into two simple sugars, glucose and galactose. These simple sugars are then absorbed in the small […]

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