Lactose Intolerance

Lactose is the sugar found in milk products. Lactose intolerance is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme lactase, which is required to break down lactose during digestion. Symptoms of lactose intolerance include diarrhea, gas, cramps, bloating, and vomiting.

Adequate calcium intake is crucial for our bone health. Milk and milk products are some of the best sources of calcium. For individuals with lactose intolerance, it is important that lactose-free calcium rich foods are included in the diet. Read Getting Enough Calcium when you are Lactose Intolerant for some tips.

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