Lactose Intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, the natural sugar found in milk and dairy products.
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Due to new research, those who are lactose intolerant are eating more dairy than before. Eating dairy products with other foods sometimes does not bring on symptoms. Especially yogurt which produces enzymes that digest lactose. Packets of a product (LactAid) that breaks down lactose in dairy is also on the market. The same manufacture also markets products that are ready to use. More options are available for lactose intolerance, so don’t be discouraged.
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Lactose intolerance can be defined as your body doesn’t have the ability to produce an adequate amount of lactase. Lactase is the enzyme needed for your body to digest lactose. Lactose is the primary sugar in dairy products such as cow’s milk. When an individual is lactose intolerant the undigested lactose remains in the intestines and results in gastrointestinal issues. Although the problem is not dangerous they certainly are uncomfortable.
The simple delights found in eating an ice cream cone or drinking a smooth milkshake are unknown pleasures for you.
Recently, I received an email from a lady who wanted to know if I had any snack ideas for people who are lactose intolerant. I decided to write an article on this subject to answer her question so that it would not only benefit her, but countless others with her same question.