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LACTOSE DEFICIENCY/INTOLERANCE

LACTOSE DEFICIENCY/INTOLERANCE

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  1. LACTOSE DEFICIENCY/INTOLERANCE By: Brian Failor And Drew Crispell

  2. What is Lactase deficiency? - A condition in which lactase, an enzyme that breaks down the mil sugar present in the cells of the small intestine, is missing. • What is Lactose Intolerance? -The inability to digest lactose.

  3. SYMPTOMS OF LACTOSE INTOLERANCE • Abdominal pain • Abdominal bloating • Gas • Diarrhea • Nausea

  4. Products Containing Lactose! • ALL DAIRY PRODUCTS • Milk, Ice cream, cakes, donuts, cheese • Milk products are often added to processed foods. - Cereals, potatoes chips, bacon

  5. WORKS-CITED • http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/lactoseintolerance/#what