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Doctor insights on: What Can Lactose Intolerant People Eat

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What can people with lactose intolerance eat?

What can people with lactose intolerance eat?

Foods without lactos: Foods without lactose, which means milk, some cheeses, yogurt (regular). Lactose intolerance can also occur with foods which have significant milk or milk powder added. Milk whey is lactose free. All cheeses without carbs can be eaten. ...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


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What is people who have lactose intolerance eat?

What is people who have lactose intolerance eat?

Lactose probs: You can eat what you want as long as you take lactaid tablets when you eat dairy products. You can also substitute dairy with soy based products if your intolerance is severe and is not controlled with lactaid. ...Read more

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What happens if lactose intolerent people eat or drink milk?

What happens if lactose intolerent people eat or drink milk?

Bloating and pain: Usually patients will develop bloating, gassiness, diarrhea and vague abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What happens if lactose imtolerant people eat or drink milk?

What happens if lactose imtolerant people eat or drink milk?

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

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What kind of foods can you eat with lactose / milk intolerance?

What kind of foods can you eat with lactose / milk intolerance?

Use lactase : Use of a digestive aid containing the enzyme lactase helps to reduce symptoms associated to lactose intolerance, and eat practically all foods. Without this digestive aid, most lactose intolerant people would tolerate traces of milk, but not more than a tablespoon of milk, or less than a bite of cheese. Food containing dairy products should be avoided. (eg, ice cream, pizza, cheese, yogurt). ...Read more

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What to do about severe lactose intolerance? Are lactaid milks ok to drink?

Yes: Avoid foods containing lactose (dairy), lactaid should be fine because it does not contain lactose. ...Read more

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How does being lactose intolerant relate to GERD?

How does being lactose intolerant relate to GERD?

Not really: These are 2 separate issues; however they can exist simultaneously. ...Read more

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Can people who are lactose intolorent eat frozen yogurt?

Can people who are lactose intolorent eat frozen yogurt?

Up to a point: Most frozen yogurt not high in live cultures, bacteria that break down lactose (milk sugar). Most can eat some dairy without symptoms, gas, bloat, cramps, loose stool. Can always take lactase tabs beforehand; eat as part of a mixed meal helps too. ...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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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

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What to eat if I have gluten and lactose intolerance?

What to eat if I have gluten and lactose intolerance?

Read labels: There are many products available that contain neither. If you read the package of products it will list common allergens near the bottom of the contents. Beware of "wheat" but many also specify gluten free, Acquire a magazine "Allergic Living" that has articles and contact information for those living with these issues. There are also many net sites that provide basic info. ...Read more

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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?

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's the deal with gluten free foods? Why can't some people eat gluten?

What's the deal with gluten free foods? Why can't some people eat gluten?

Real disease: Maybe 1% of people have autoantibodies against gut and/or skin that are produced in response to gluten in the diet. These people's illnesses, which are severe, vanish on removal of gluten. This has persuaded others that restriction will do the same for them. They may be right; we await hard science on this. It's become a "pop" restricted diet. Be discerning if you try without a physician's input. ...Read more

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Which type of milk can lactose intolerant people drink?

Which type of milk can lactose intolerant people drink?

Multiple available: Soy milk is naturally free of the lactose sugar that triggers the problem. There is also many products that add the enzyme your body doesn't have to digest the lactose sugar (lactase enzyme). When added in proper amounts it prevents any symptoms of intolerance. Lactaid is such a product. You can also take the enzyme in pill form & avoid symptoms. ...Read more

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What can people do if they cannot drink milk because they are lactose intolerant?

Lactose Intolerance: For people who are unable to drink milk, there are a variety of choices, such as lactaid or dairy ease products. Here is more info on do's and don'ts for those with this condition: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/lactose-intolerance-31309766. ...Read more

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With lactose intolerance, will I get sick from consuming some dairy yogurt?

Most likely: If you are lactose intolerant, you will most likely develop symptoms after eating yogurt that contains lactose. ...Read more

Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Lactose Intolerance (Definition)

The inability to fully digest sugar ...Read more