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Can You Drink Lactose Free Milk Products If You Have Ibs
Yes: If it causes problems you can stop. However, just eliminating lactose may not affect the ibs. ...Read more
Found in milk. Lactose is a large sugar molecule that is made up of two smaller sugar molecules, glucose and galactose. In order for lactose to be absorbed from the intestine and into the body, it must first be split into glucose and galactose. The glucose and galactose are then absorbed by the cells lining the small intestine. The enzyme that splits lactose into glucose ...Read more
I have milk allergy because of IBS that I have, doctor said that I can't drink or eat milk products. Can this be cured?
Take Lactaid, OTC: Lactaid replaces the enzyme deficiency.Get a more detailed answer ›
If I've been drinking only water for the last month, (no juice, milk, cordial or Up & Go - due to IBS/fructose intolerant), could that be why I've lost 3kg when my eating habits haven't changed much?
Possible.: BUT 3 Kg is about 25000 cal. That is a loss of about 800 cal/day. Is it possible you were drinking 800cal/day? ...Read more
Could cancer patients receiving chemo drink milk? Or lactose free milk or none of the dairy milk product
No such restrictions: Dairy products are not harmful to patients with Cancer unless they are overweight, in which case we try to minimize dairy product use in order to lose weight. Over-weight is not good for anyone including patients with cancer. As such patients with Cancer are allowed to drink milk, especially reduced fat type of milk is good for their nutrition. ...Read more
Ok so I have a bad ulcer Already taking meds, my dr said no dairy my question is can I drink lactose free milk??
Still dairy: Lactose free milk is still considered dairy, as only the lactose has been taken out. Yogurt, milk, ice cream and cheeses are also all dairy. Soy, almond or rice milks are non-dairy alternatives. ...Read more
Can I drink lactose free milk like almond milk but im not lactose tolerant is it still fine to drink lactose free milk?
Gas: Many processed foods contain dairy products; so you have to check ingredients. Of course, other dairy products contain lactose, too—cheese, ice cream, yogurt. You can take lactase tablets (otc) before a meal to help break down lactose. Simethicone can help break up gas bubbles to relieve bloating & discomfort. ...Read more
Nothing: Lactose-free milk is just regular cow's milk with lactase-enzyme added to convert lactose sugar molecules to simpler sugars such as glucose and galactose, which can be absorbed without further enzymatic action in the intestine. It will not hurt you in any way to drink lactose-free milk. There is also no particular advantage unless you are lactose-intolerant. ...Read more
My stomach bloats after drinking milk and yes I did buy lactose free milk but it did not work. What should I use?
When I take a lactose pill and drink milk my stomach still hurts. With any milk product I take a lactose pill it helps a little but still have painwhy?
Milk allergy: Problems with dairy has 2 components - the milk protein or casein, and then the milk sugar or lactose. Go to a4m.Com and use physician directory tab to locate a functional medicine doc in your zip code to help you do igg food allergy testing from alletest or genova and discover the true issue of your GI distress. ...Read more
Can I replace formula for my 1 yr old with lactaid lactose free whole milk? He isn't lactose intolerance, it's just what I drink.
Lactaid: Yes you can give him lactaid.Get a more detailed answer ›
Gas bloat cramp: Gas, bloating and cramping are the effects of drinking milk in people who are lactose intolerant. It may be dose dependent. The higher the dose, the worse the symptoms you experience. ...Read more
Yes.: Go to a good supermarket and look at the shelves. ...Read more
Lactose intolerance: You may have in such case some or all the symptoms such as abdominal pain, excessive gas, foul smelling gas and a loose to watery bowel movement. This is the result of the inability to digest lactose due to the deficiency of the enzyme lactose. This enzyme breaks down the lactose, which is a disaccharide (2 single sugar molecules attached together) to mono saccharides, that can be absorbed. ...Read more
No: Too much cow milk can cause microscopic gut injury & blood loss leading to anemia.We encourage parents to limit toddlers milk intake to 16-24 oz/day. Lactose intolerance is caused by genetic lack of, or acquired loss (ie chronic diarrhea) of the enzyme lactase from the absorptive surfaces in the gut. ...Read more
Yes: Avoid foods containing lactose (dairy), lactaid should be fine because it does not contain lactose. ...Read more
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