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How Can A Person With Lactose Intolerance Obtain Dietary Calcium
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
Can someone with lactose intolerance consume calcium lactate? The lactate part made me think twice.
Can low calcium cause diffuse hair loss? I have lactose intolerance and eat barely any calcium rich foods- I have bone/muscle pain as well.
If millions of Africans and Asians are lactose intolerant and can't consume dairy products then where do they get their calcium?
I feel sick every time I drink milk (which is odd, because I'm not lactose intolerant), what other ways can I get a good source of calcium?
Calcium : there are many foods besides milk which contain substantial levels of calcium. Yogurt, collard greens, black-eyed peas, cheese food, trail mix, canned salmon, baked beans, tofu, and cottage cheese all contain more than 100 mg of calcium per serving. In addition, you could try skim milk or almond milk. Finally, calcium supplements such as Tums are available. Good luck. ...Read more
I am lactose intolerant. What are other ways i can get my daily dose of calcium and vitamin d without eating dairy products?
Yes: There are many other sources of calcium in your diet without dairy products -- it's even added to some orange juice. Lactase supplements may allow you to eat dairy products without problems. Also there are many quality calcium supplements available generically and inexpensively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is fortified orange juice a good calcium alternative for people who are lactose intolerant? Also is it safe for people with bowel issues?
Calcium supplement: As long as you do not have any peptic disease such as reflux or gastritis it is ok to drink fortified OJ. keep in mind the amount of calcium in such beverages may not be adequate specially if you are trying to prevent osteoporosis and you may need to take additional calcium tablets daily . Lastly make sure your Vitamin D level is in the normal range as well ( blood test for 25-OH Vitamin D ) ...Read more
What is the best type of supplement to take for women's bone and joint health? I'm lactose intolerant so i don't get the calcium from milk
Vit D,A,K,magensium: Milk is overrated as a calcium source-green vegies are the best source (what do the cows eat?).More important than calcium is vit d- everyone needs 5-8000 iu/day in fall & winter, year round if you use sunscreen or don't get mid-day sun.Vit k & vit a work with d. Magnesium & boron also support bone & joint health.See http://www.Lef.Org/vitamins-supplements/top10/bone-health-calcium-supplements.Htm. ...Read more
Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products. Lactose intolerance develops when the small intestine does not make enough of an enzyme called lactase. The body needs this enzyme to digest lactose. This is not a milk allergy, but instead an intolerance with gastrointestinal symptoms of crampy abdominal pain, gassiness and diarrhea worse with increasing ...Read more
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