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Which type of milk can lactose intolerant people drink?

Lactaid. Lactaid milk is a milk in which the sugar lactose has already been broken into its components of glucose and galactose sugars. These sugars will get absorbed without any problem in the intestinal tract. Read more...
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...

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...

Could you tell me what happens to your body if you drink milk and lactose intolerant?

Lactose intolerance. You may have in such case some or all the symptoms such as abdominal pain, excessive gas, foul smelling gas and a loose to watery bowel movement . This is the result of the inability to digest lactose due to the deficiency of the enzyme lactose. This enzyme breaks down the lactose, which is a disaccharide ( 2 single sugar molecules attached together ) to mono saccharides, that can be absorbed. Read more...

What happens if your slightly lactose intolerant, can you cure it by drinking more milk?

Lactose Intolerance. Lactose intolerance is due to inability to produce sufficient enzyme, lactase, to digest lactose, a sugar. You can not induce production of enzyme by drinking more. Therefore, it is recommended that you take supplemental aid like lactaid which does exactly that. Here is more info on this condition: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/lactose-intolerance-31309766. Read more...

What will happen if you drink a lactose free milk even though you're not lactose intolerant?

Nothing. Lactose-free milk is just regular cow's milk with lactase-enzyme added to convert lactose sugar molecules to simpler sugars such as glucose and galactose, which can be absorbed without further enzymatic action in the intestine. It will not hurt you in any way to drink lactose-free milk. There is also no particular advantage unless you are lactose-intolerant. Read more...

I'm not lactose intolerant but I stopped drinking milk for maybe month or so. Now when I drink milk I get grossed out real bad but I don't get sick y?

Not sure but... Many feel milk is appropriate for young children, but no other species drinks milk when mature.There are sound reasons from a health perspective to reduce dairy in your diet.The fact that milk grosses you out suggests that some part of you recognizes it is best avoided-see http://www.Pcrm.Org/health/diets/vegdiets/health-concerns-about-dairy-products if you do have dairy choose organic! Read more...

If lactose intolerant and drink milk when will the bloating go away?

Up to 4 hours. Undigested lactose begins to form gas when it utilized by gut bacteria in the colon. Usually 1 to 2 hours after it is ingested. Gas produced is usually hydrogen. Bloating will stop when there is no more lactose available to the intestinal bacteria. Read more...
Will not go away. If you are lactose intolerant your symptoms will improve on lactose free diet. Drink lactose free milk. See your doctor to make sure that you do not have any other cause of your symptoms. Read more...

Is it healthy to drink 6 glasses of skim/low fat milk every day? Because I'm trying to gain weight. By the way I'm not lactose intolerant.

Not bad but... 8oz of skim milk have 80 calories in them, so 6 glasses a day would be 480 from the milk alone. Depending on how much & what else you eat, this may be more than you want. Otherwise, it's not a problem. Read more...
Should be ok. Skim milk is a responsible choice (unlike milkshakes or other junk food). The one thing to keep in mind is to do strength exercises to help gain muscle instead of fat. Even people of normal size can have problems with heart disease. Read more...