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

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Butter and Goats Milk: Part II

When I tell a new friend, classmate, and acquaintances that I am lactose intolerant, some ask if I have considered drinking goats milk. That has never actually crossed my mind because I have usually chosen to drink lactose-free or dairy-free milk. The truth is, considering to drink goats milk may be a good idea.  Continue reading

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