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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Lactose Intolerant What is Lactose Intolerance? What is Lactose Intolerance? Causes Causes Lactose intolerance happens whenthe small intestine does not makeenough of an enzyme called lactase. The body needs this enzymeto digest lactose. You can be bornlactose intolerant but it can also come later in life usually as an adult. What you can eat-Yogurt-Kefir-Aged Cheese-Lactase-fortified dairy products-Low Fat dairy productsin small amounts-Dairy products witha lactase pill Foods What you can't eat-Milk-Ice Cream-Cheesesometimes ->-Bread-Baked Goods-Cereal-Salad Dressings-Candies-Snacks Lactose is a carbohydrate, an enzyme that is produced in the small intestine it breaksdown lactose. Individuals with lactose intolerance do not make enough lactase.People with small amounts of lactase can break down lactose into glucose andgalactose (type of sugar) and then they areabsorbed into the bloodstream. Effects of beingLactore Intolerant Effects of beingLactore Intolerant If you have lactose intolerance,your symptoms may include:-Bloating.-Pain or cramps.-Gurgling or rumbling sounds in your belly.-Gas.-Loose stools or diarrhea.-Throwing up. Between 30 and 50 million Americans are considered tobe lactose intolerant. Carbohydrates are one of the main types of nutrients and are the most importantsource of energy for your body.The digestive system changesthe carbohydrates into blood sugar(glucose). This sugar is used for energy in your cells, tissues andorgans. Carbohydrates
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