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tag: lactose intolerance

Why You Should Care About Gut Health

This week, I've been experimenting with taking lactase supplements before eating anything with lactose. Lactase is the enzyme that helps us digest lactose. I suspect I might have trouble digesting lac…

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Lactose Intolerance 101

Is your morning bowl of cereal or end of the day scoop of ice cream leaving you feeling a little gassy? Or even worse, causing you to high-tail it toward the bathroom? Well, you may be lactose intole…

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7 Alternatives to Conventional Milk

Whether you are allergic to milk, lactose intolerant, vegan, or simply in search of a nondairy option, you’re in luck. Alternatives to cow’s milk have never been more numerous, or more popular. Las…

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How Many People Have Food Allergies? (Infographic)

The gluten-free lifestyle is becoming increasingly well-known, but how many people really suffer from celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and other food allergies? A new infographic by Fooducate seeks…

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Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

There is a lot of confusion between food allergies and food intolerance. Watch this to understand the differences.…

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What is Buttermilk Anyway?

I have very few remaining memories of my paternal grandfather. He was a Polish immigrant with limited English fluency, and even more limited parenting skills. One thing I do remember about him is that…

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Double Standard? Queen Drinks Banned Raw Milk

  Though raw milk is highly-regulated or even banned in much of the western world, members of the British royal family consume the purportedly unsafe dairy product. If raw milk is safe enough …

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