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Yogurt Lactose Intolerant
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
Is align probiotic supplements a good substitute for probiotic yogurt if you're lactose intolerant ?
How can I know if my child is lactose intolerant? How do I know which cheeses and yogurts don't have lactose?
Lab Tests or Symptom: Your child's doctor can run lactose-intolerance tests. However, the easiest way may be to remove lactose-containing foods/beverages from the child's diet and see if their symptoms improve. I'm afraid all cheeses and yogurts contain lactose. There are some speciality milks that are lactose free. However, if your child is lactose-intolerant, there is no need to have dairy in their diet. ...Read more
If you are lactose intolerant and still have bloating/gas from lactose-free yogurt, is there something else in the diary that causes these symptoms?
I am lactose intolerant and recently noticed that I am able to have yogurt for breakfast w/o the symptoms I typically get after eating anything with lactose (pizza, ice cream, cream, etc.)?
Amount of lactose: Assuming the cream is not heavy cream, the amount of lactose (milk sugar) in the yogurt is likely significantly less than in the foods that cause you problems. Heavy cream is mostly milk fat, so if you can tolerate yogurt, intolerance of heavy cream would be more likely a fat intolerance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get mild to severe stomach pain after eating yogurt, and most fruits, eg, apples, grapes, watermelon. I'm not lactose intolerant, other dairy is ok.
You can do it @home: Just eat a small amount and see if you get symptoms..If you do try lactaid products. ...Read more
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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