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Meals For Lactose Intolerant
Not good to eat..: Before exercise you should wait at least two or more hours. This is becausec exercise greatly reduces blood flow to the stomach. But there are many low glycemic fruits nuts vegetables that can be eaten. Whey protein isolate can be eaten, since it does not contain lactose. ...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
17 yrs old. Hypoglycemia a year and lactose intolerant four months. No diagnosis. I eat several meals a day. Just need to know what's causing this.
Not hypoglycemia: Hi. I know "hypoglycemia" is a common self- (or lay-) diagnosis, but it isn't real, so you might want to find another descriptor. What you describe as "hypoglycemia" has been shown to have NOTHING to do with your blood sugar. Hypoglycemia occurs in people who take insulin for diabetes, rarely with some other diabetes drugs, and VANISHINGLY RARELY otherwise. So it's not hypoglycemia. ...Read more
My baby is not lactose intolerance but has been on this formula since he was 8 weeks old he has 2 solid meals a day. Is this formulaok or shouldchange?
Symptoms after dairy: Can occur as we get older, more in some ethnic groups (jews, blacks, asians), with certain parasites (giardia), after gastroenteritis. "poor man's test": drink 1 pint skim milk on empty stomach; get symptoms (gas, bloat, cramps diarrhea within 2 h). Can do lactose tolerance test (blood or breath test). Can have small amts as mixed meal; fat helps tolerance; yogurt more tolerable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Similar to lactose: That answer is a book long parasites which are common such as giardia infections of the stomach such as h pylori gluten intolerance or celiac disease and on and on and on consider eliminating variousthings from your diet and if that does not help time to talk with a doctor. ...Read more
Sort of...: Lactose, also called "milk sugar" is the main carbohydrate found in milk. Even though it's a sugar & provides calories, its flavor is somewhat bland so it is used extensively by the pharmaceutical industry as a filler in pills. Lactose makes up between 2-8% of cow's milk by weight, so any food that contains milk will have lactose as well. Purified lactose is a high-calorie additive in some diets. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: There are subtle differences in lactose intolerance. Some have it from birth, some acquire it as they get older (allowing mothers milk to work in infancy), some have it transiently after any diarrhea. The data I've read suggest 1/4 of the adult population in this country are lactose intolerant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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