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Doctor insights on: What Can Lactose Intolerant People Eat

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Can lactose intolerant people eat foods with lactic acid in it?

Can lactose intolerant people eat foods with lactic acid in it?

Yes: Although not too many foods would have Lactic Acid in them. The sugar is different from the acid and doesn't cause the same intolerance. ...Read more

Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Lactose Intolerance (Definition)

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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What is good to eat when lactose intolerant?

What is good to eat when lactose intolerant?

Lactaid products or:: Try many of the tasty lactaid products(cheese milk ice cream) or use lactase pills, found in most stores...Follow the directions on the bottle , they are usually very helpful in allowing you to eat many dairy products.. ...Read more

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If I am lactose intolerant, can I eat cool whip?

If I am lactose intolerant, can I eat cool whip?

Probably: The current recipe contains a very small amount of dairy that is usually tolerated. ...Read more

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What is good to eat if you are lactose intolerant?

What is good to eat if you are lactose intolerant?

Lactose- free diet: See detailed info at http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/lactose-intolerance/ds00530/dsection=causes.

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Which brands can you eat if you're lactose intolerant?

Which brands can you eat if you're lactose intolerant?

Lactose Intolerance: When you say "brand" I am assuming what brand of milk. You should purchase lactaid or dairy ease or equivalent. Here is more: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/lactose-intolerance-31309766. ...Read more

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Why can I still eat other diary product if i'm lactose intolerant?

Why can I still eat other diary product if i'm lactose intolerant?

Threshold issue: Most people, even those with lactose intolerance, have the ability to digest some lactose because they have some lactase enzyme activity. Exceed your threshold to drink milk and you pay for it with gas, bloating, diarrhea. Consume small amounts of lactose (below your lactase enzyme threshold) & you're good to go. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i'm lactose intolerant, can I eat processed milk products or are they a no?

Lactose Intolerance: It depends. If when you say "processed" you mean that they still contain lactose, there answer would be no. Here is more info on this condition: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/lactose-intolerance-31309766. ...Read more

Lactose (Definition)

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