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Does Lactose Free Milk Cause Bloating
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
Not usually: I have not seen constipation as a result of almond milk. Dairy can be constipating as can apples or apple juice in some. Not drinking enough fluid definitley. Bananas, sweet potatoes in some are foods that can cause constipation. If stopping almond milk solves the problem and taking it again causes constipation then for you yes almond milk is constipating. ...Read more
Lactose intolerance: Lactose intolerance is caused by the lack (or low levels) of intestinal enzymes that break-down lactose, a sugar found in milk products. The cramping experienced comes from colon gas production due to bacteria metabolizing lactose and excess water pulled into the colon by unabsorbed lactose (resulting in diarrhea). ...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
Burping, bloating, and burning chest principally after drinking milk and eating milk products. Can lactose intolerance cause acid reflux?
Can i drink lactose free milk like almond milk but im not lactose tolerant is it still fine to drink lactose free milk?
Lower bowel: It should not cause stomach pain but it does cause lower bowel pain. If the lactose has not been broken down and absorbed in the small intestine due to absence of lactase, the lactose then becomes available for the bacteria in the lower bowel to ferment leading to production of gas and liquid leading to distention of the bowel and thus the pain , gas, and loose bm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fermentation: The bacteria in your colon digest the fibers and other food types in your diet. They convert these foods into gas. (particulary foul smelling hydrogen sulphide ) try switching up your diet with different type of fiber sources and proteins lower in methionine and cysteine .May consider possible probiotics. If you are on medications then this may also be contributing your your excess gas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: Almond milk doesn't in of itself cause constipation. A diet low in fluids and fiber contributes to constipation. So if having almond milk with a low fiber diet, one might find constipation. If having almond milk with a lot of fiber in the diet- like fresh fruits and vegetables- constipation should not be a problem ...Read more
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