• Lactose intolerance is a condition in which the lactose in milk cannot be digested well in the small intestine.
  • The undigested lactose then moves into the large intestine where bacteria attack it, forming large amounts of gas.
  • Symptoms of lactose intolerance include bloating, cramps, nausea, and vomiting.
  • Avoidance of foods containing lactose is recommended for people who show signs of lactOSE intolerance.
  • Since dairy products can provide many vital nutrients, tablets can be taken that provide the needed digestive materials.
  • Lactose-free milk is also readily available.
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