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  1. Lactose Intolerance

  2. What is Lactose Intolerance? • Lactose • A sugar found in milk and milk products • Lactose Intolerance • The lack of the enzyme lactase • Causes inability to break down sugar (lactose) from milk and milk products in the small intestine • Leads to bacterial breakdown in large intestine • Symptoms include nausea, abdominal cramps, bloating, diarrhea, and excess gas production

  3. Activity • Rice milk • Pasta noodles • French baguette • Hot chocolate mix • Sherbet • Shortening • Ice Cream • Instant mashed potato • Eggs • Fudge • Chowder • Peanut butter • Molasses • Caramel • Butter • Cooked beans

  4. Answer Contains Lactose Does Not contain Lactose • Pasta noodles • Sherbet • Hot chocolate mix • Ice Cream • Instant mashed potato • Fudge • Chowder • Caramel • Rice milk • French baguette • Shortening • Eggs • Peanut butter • Molasses • Cooked Beans • Butter* *Although butter is made from dairy, the process of making it leaves little lactose in the end product

  5. Types of Associated Foods • Milk or cream • Dry or instant milk • Dairy solids • Cheese • Yogurt • Sour Cream • Margarine vs Butter • Whey

  6. Hidden Lactose • What is whey? • Liquid remnant from cheese production • Proteins, minerals and lactose • Sweetener

  7. Hidden Lactose

  8. Hidden Lactose

  9. Living with Lactose Intolerance • Milk/Dairy alternatives • Calcium alternatives • Lactaid