Is this actually lactose intolerance, or simply someone "stretching" the truth a little?

Answer I'm pretty sure lactose intolerance doesn't just happen one day, it's genetic, and I think you have it from day one. I could be wrong, but that's the impression I got from biology class the other ... Read More »

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Is gluten intolerance related to lactose intolerance..can someone on a gluten-free diet drink regular milk?

It is related in that many celiacs are also damaged to the point that they are lactose intolerant. You may not be, and in any case, just buy lactase tablets to solve that issue.

How to Deal With Lactose Intolerance?

Bad news?Are you lactose intolerant, but still want to eat dairy? You can, if you proceed cautiously.

What is a reason for lactose intolerance?

Lactose is usually broken down into glucose and galactose. This is done in a specific part of the small intestine called the duodenum. The duodenum is covered with hair like structures that increas... Read More »

What is lactose intolerance and is it the same as a milk allergy?

Answer Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, found in animal milk (including human milk, which, in fact, has about twice has much lactose as cow's milk). An enzyme called lactase ... Read More »