Why People Should Not Drink Milk

This blog has surrounded all things lactose intolerance. Of course, milk is a major component of lactose intolerance. Even though this blog is all about helping those who are lactose intolerant by giving people tips, tricks, and information, I believe people who are not lactose intolerant should stop drinking milk and stop consuming dairy products.  Continue reading


How Much Lactose do Dairy Products Contain?

Have you ever wondered how much lactose is in all dairy products? I had never put much thought into this until I stumbled across websites where people have actually measured the amount of lactose in every day dairy products like ice cream, yogurt, and even butter.
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What is Lactose Intolerance?

ice creamWhat is lactose intolerance? Lactose intolerance is simply the inability to digest dairy products such as milk, cheese, yogurt,  ice cream,  and spreads. When someone is lactose intolerant, their small intestine does not produce enough of the lactase enzyme to digest lactose. Lactose is found in the sugars that contained in dairy. But what happens when a person accidentally eats food that contains dairy? Common symptoms after eating food that contain diary include cramps, bloating,  painful abdominal pain, and gas. Other symptoms include diarrhea and sometimes even nausea. Continue reading