How to Get Enough Calcium if You’re Intolerant to Lactose?

Answer Those suffering from lactose intolerance, or an allergy to lactose or dairy-based sugars, often have trouble obtaining enough daily calcium. Calcium is important for bone and teeth health as well a... Read More »

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Is being lactose intolerant the same as being allergic to lactose?

No. Lactose intolerance is when you lack (or are deficient in) the enzyme lactase which breaks down the sugar found in milk (lactose). In this case drinking milk will cause bloating, gassiness, an... Read More »

Am I Lactose Intolerant?

Could I be lactose intolerant?

I had the same issue a few years ago and a doctor told me to do a lactose free diet, because all the symptoms pointed to it. It only got a little better after a few weeks. Long story short I did my... Read More »

How to Tell if You Are Lactose Intolerant?

Lactose intolerance is caused by the digestive system's inability to produce lactase, a digestive enzyme that breaks down lactose. Lactase is produced in the small intestine. When lactase is not pr... Read More »