How to deal with common digestive problems
Stomach woes become more common with age. Lifestyle changes can make a big difference with heartburn, bloating, constipation, gas and lactose intolerance. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sally Wadyka Source Type: news
How Do I Know if I Am Lactose Intolerant or Allergic to Milk?
Title: How Do I Know if I Am Lactose Intolerant or Allergic to Milk?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/11/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - June 11, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news
Lactose Intolerance as You Get Older
As you age, you may find that you can’t enjoy ice cream or milkshakes without painful gas or bloating afterward. Lactose intolerance is a fairly common, natural condition that develops over time. Find out what may put you at risk for lactose intolerance and how to manage uncomfortable symptoms if you still want to enjoy dairy foods. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
How to beat spicy pepper heat (hint: milk isn't the best) (video)
(American Chemical Society) Maybe you've heard that milk is the perfect way to extinguish that spicy food burn. Why is milk so effective? And what if you can't drink milk? This week our lactose-intolerant host, Sam, tries to figure out her options by chatting with expert Dr. Alissa Nolden. Sam and George eat peppers and try to quench the burn for science. Spoiler alert: One of them does a heck of a lot better than the other: https://youtu.be/8R98O29Fs7s. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 9, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news
Gastrointestinal innovation holds potential for treating variety of conditions
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) Proof-of-concept studies in models of lactose intolerance, diabetes and infectious disease demonstrate potential applications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 26, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Comparing milks: Which is best for you?
(Natural News) In recent years, an increasing number of people have switched from cow’s milk to nondairy, plant-based alternatives, including coconut, rice, almond, hemp, oat, soy, quinoa and spelt milks. The reasons for this switch vary, with everything from ethical concerns to the need to avoid lactose motivating people to make the change. Since these... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Lactose drives Enterococcus expansion to promote graft-versus-host disease
We report lactose as a common nutrient that drives expansion of a commensal bacterium that exacerbates an intestinal and systemic inflammatory disease. (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - November 27, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Stein-Thoeringer, C. K., Nichols, K. B., Lazrak, A., Docampo, M. D., Slingerland, A. E., Slingerland, J. B., Clurman, A. G., Armijo, G., Gomes, A. L. C., Shono, Y., Staffas, A., Burgos da Silva, M., Devlin, S. M., Markey, K. A., Bajic, D., Pinedo, R., Tsa Tags: Immunology, Medicine, Diseases reports Source Type: news
Dietitian HELEN BOND puts the new 'super' alternatives to the test
Dietitian Helen Bond tests whether the new 'super' cheeses, that are billed as being able to lower cholesterol and are even suitable for lactose intolerance, are worth a slice of the action. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
What Affects the Nutritional Quality of Plant-Based Milk Substitutes?
Discussion People today may be eating more plant-based products because of: Allergen avoidance – lactose or cow’s milk allergy, 14% of people with cow’s milk allergy will also have soy allergy. Cultural importance Contamination avoidance e.g. growth hormone or antibiotic residues in cow’s milk production Specific diseases, e.g. cholesterol/lipid issues Environmental impact Ethical or religious considerations Improved nutrition With population growth “[t]he demand for food is expected to grow by 70% until 2050….While the expected protein consumption is believed to grow by 80%.” ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 30, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Most Young Children Shouldn ’ t Drink Plant-Based Milk, New Health Guidelines Say
(CNN) — Most children under the age of 5 should avoid plant-based milk, according to new health guidelines about what young children should drink. Plant-based milk made from rice, coconut, oats or other blends — with the exception of fortified soy milk — lack key nutrition for early development, according to guidelines released on Wednesday by leading health organizations. They should also avoid diet drinks, flavored milks and sugary beverages and limit how much juice they drink, the guidelines said. Plant-based milk is made from rice, coconut, oats or other blends that lack key nutrition for early develo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Milk Source Type: news
Health Tip: Foods With Lactose
-- Intolerance to lactose, if present at all, varies from person to person, the U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says. For many, symptoms can be avoided by reducing the amount of lactose consumed in dairy foods... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Health Tip: Foods With Lactose
Title: Health Tip: Foods With LactoseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - July 11, 2019 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news
A Study on Twins Offers Proof That We All Need Personalized Diets
Though they’re not without critics, the U.S. federal dietary guidelines have for years aimed to give all Americans a blueprint for good nutrition. But new research says this kind of one-size-fits-all approach may not cut it. Different people, even identical twins (who have nearly the exact same DNA), may respond to the same foods very differently, the researchers found—complicating decades of weight-loss and health advice, and potentially leaving consumers with more questions than answers. “Our recommendations, medically and public-health wise, have just been assuming that if people follow the standard pl...
Source: TIME: Health - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news
UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Loose Women TV presenter Andrea McLean, 49, answers our health quiz
The TV presenter is currently training for a 10K run, hits the gym three times per-week and is lactose-intolerant. She also suffered with postnatal depression. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Is Ghee Healthy? Here ’s What the Science Says
Ghee is a type of clarified butter used in the cuisines of India and the Middle East. Traditionally, it’s made by gently heating cow’s-milk butter until its water content evaporates and its milk solids can be skimmed and strained away, leaving behind only the liquid fat. “Clarified butter is very similar [to ghee], but it’s sometimes made using high heat, whereas ghee is simmered at 100 degrees or less,” says Chandradhar Dwivedi, a distinguished professor emeritus of pharmacology at South Dakota State University. While ghee takes longer to make than some other types of clarified butter, it ret...
Source: TIME: Health - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news
The secret to changing your lactose tolerance may be in your gut
Lactose tolerance in adults arises from a single nucleotide changing out of the millions in our DNA. If you don't have that mutation, research shows manipulating our gut bacteria might help. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Low-calorie sweetener derived from lactose gets manufacturing boost from yeast
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) The quest to satisfy the sweet tooth without adding to the waistline has a new weapon in its arsenal: a strain of yeast that can metabolize lactose, the sugar in dairy products, into tagatose, a natural sweetener with less than half the calories of table sugar. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Are'Inactive' Ingredients in Your Drugs Really So Harmless?
WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019 -- More than 90 percent of the medications that Americans take contain an inactive ingredient that could cause an allergic reaction, a new study suggests. Lactose, peanut oil, gluten and chemical dyes are added to drugs to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
How to Get Your Calcium If You're Lactose-Intolerant
THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 -- With research finding that the body prefers calcium from food, not supplements, it can be a challenge to meet daily requirements if you're lactose-intolerant. On average, adults need about 1,000 milligrams of calcium a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Which one's better for your health – Greek yogurt or regular yogurt?
(Natural News) Both Greek and regular yogurt can be part of a healthy diet: They both contain little calories and are loaded with calcium and live bacterial cultures. It’s worth noting, however, that Greek yogurt — which is more concentrated because of its thorough straining process to remove most of the liquid whey, sugar, and lactose —... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Millions of People Wrongly Believe They Have Food Allergies
These days, it can seem like just about everybody has a food allergy. But according to a new study, about 11% of American adults actually do. Yet 19% of adults believe they have a food allergy, even though some don’t have the diagnosis or symptoms to back it up, according to findings published in JAMA Network Open. This discrepancy suggests that quite a few adults are conflating allergies with less-severe food intolerances, which typically come with minimal digestion-related symptoms, the researchers write. If someone is truly allergic to a food, eating it can trigger a potentially life-threatening immune response. (...
Source: TIME: Health - January 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news
Are you lactose intolerant? These foods give you the calcium you need without resorting to milk
(Natural News) Dairy products like cow’s milk are the primary sources of dietary calcium for most people. Unfortunately, people who are lactose intolerant can’t eat these products so they often suffer from inadequate levels of this essential mineral. Calcium deficiency can lead to health problems associated with weak bones, such as osteoporosis, which can interfere... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Holiday Meals and Food Allergies/Special Diets
Are you planning your holiday menus for when your friends and families are gathering during the holiday season? It can be fun to plan what foods and beverages to serve until Cousin Bill states he is no longer eating gluten, your best friend is lactose intolerant, your boss is vegan, Grandma is diabetic, and your nephew announces he is bringing his roommate who has specific religious dietary restrictions. Suddenly menu planning becomes a challenge that seem insurmountable. Providing a fun festive gathering includes being a hospitable one as well. Letting your guests know they are welcome and that you are considerate ...
Source: Dragonfly - December 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health dietary restrictions diets food allergies Source Type: news
Mother, 51, suffered severe headaches after developing a lactose intolerance from the MENOPAUSE
EXCLUSIVE: Maggie Holloway, 51, of Ayr in Scotland, endured 'horrendous' headaches for months, which doctors dismissed as an inner ear infection that would pass. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Here ’s the Healthiest Way to Gain Weight
For most Americans with weight issues, the problem is carrying around too much , not too little. While obesity rates have surged in North America since the 1970s, the proportion of underweight people has remained low—less than 5% of the population, according to a study in The Lancet. These bodyweight trends mean that most health experts are focused on helping people lose weight to avoid disease. But there are also some potentially serious health consequences associated with being clinically underweight, which is usually defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 or below. “There are many epidemiologic st...
Source: TIME: Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news
Is Granola Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Granola, beloved by hikers and outdoorsy types, certainly seems healthy. You can buy it in health food stores and organic supermarkets, with words like “pure” and “natural” stamped right on the label. Is granola healthy? It absolutely can be. But products vary greatly, and knowing whether or not the nutty snack lives up to its nutritional claims can take a little bit of digging. Here’s what dietitians say you should know about granola before crunching down. What is granola made of? “There is no one standard formula for granola, so whether it’s healthy really depends on the ingredie...
Source: TIME: Health - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Differences between lactose intolerance and Crohn's disease
Crohn ’s disease and lactose intolerance both affect the digestive system and cause some of the same symptoms, such as diarrhea and abdominal pain. However, these two conditions also have their own specific symptoms and differ in their causes, risks factors, diagnosis, and treatment. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news
Stomach bloating: Could your bloated tummy be a sign of lactose intolerance?
STOMACH bloating can be caused by bad diet choices and certain food and drinks. In many cases it is harmless, however if tummy pain is in response to dairy, it could be a symptom of lactose intolerance. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Health Tip: Understanding Lactose-Tolerance Testing
-- A doctor may recommend a lactose-tolerance test if you suspect a problem digesting lactose from dairy products. Symptoms of lactose intolerance may include abdominal pain, bloating, gas and diarrhea. The test involves collecting a series of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
Health Tip: Understanding Lactose-Tolerance Testing
Title: Health Tip: Understanding Lactose-Tolerance TestingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 17, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Can dietary changes help with microscopic colitis?
Microscopic colitis (MC) is an inflammation of the bowel lining that causes recurrent diarrhea and abdominal pain. Doctors can often successfully treat MC using medication. However, some people with MC may benefit from trying probiotics or avoiding foods containing lactose, gluten, and caffeine. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news
Pregnancy and lactose intolerance: How do you get enough calcium?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Take Charge of Your Food: Your Health is Your Business
Credit: IPSBy Sunita NarainNEW DELHI, Aug 17 2018 (IPS)The minimum we expect from the government is to differentiate between right and wrong. But when it comes to regulating our food, it’s like asking for too much. Our latest investigation vouches for this. The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)’s pollution monitoring laboratory tested 65 samples of processed food for presence of genetically modified (GM) ingredients.The results are both bad and somewhat good. Of the food samples tested, some 32 per cent were positive for GM markers. That’s bad. What’s even worse is that we found GM in in...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sunita Narain Tags: Active Citizens Asia-Pacific Civil Society Development & Aid Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Human Rights Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Calcium-rich foods that vegans can eat
Calcium provides many health benefits. Some people who are vegan, lactose intolerant, or who do not consume dairy products for other reasons wonder how to add more calcium to their diets. In this article, we describe the 18 best nondairy sources of this vital nutrient. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news
Medical News Today: What causes malabsorption?
Malabsorption occurs when the body is unable to absorb nutrients from the diet. There is a variety of malabsorption disorders that have different causes, including lactose intolerance. Symptoms might include bloating, diarrhea, and fatigue. Treatment is essential and depends on what is causing the malabsorption. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news
Stomach bloating: Avoid overeating to prevent the painful swelling
STOMACH bloating could be caused by a reaction in the stomach, an intolerance of a diet substance, like lactose, or simply eating too much. Follow these diet and eating recommendations to help avoid the bloat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Weekend Recipe: Your Guide to Creating Dairy-Free Nut, Seed and Rice Milks
When I create recipes, I always try to cater to people who have intolerances to ingredients such as lactose. Nut and seed milks are a delicious lactose-free alternative to traditional dairy milk, and they can be used in a variety of recipes that require the real thing. They can also provide your body with essential minerals such as calcium and magnesium. In my cookbook Purely Delicious, I created a full chapter exclusively to these concoctions — 12 total, all with their own unique benefits and flavor profiles. The key ingredient you choose to make your dairy-free milks with will ultimately determine the taste and tex...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news
Lactose Tolerance Test
Title: Lactose Tolerance TestCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 11/27/1998 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 12, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news
Got Indigestion? A2 Milk Might Be Easier For Some To Drink
MORAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Milk got your stomach feeling sour? Dairy companies looking for ways to appeal to people who avoid milk because of indigestion are promoting what they describe as a natural, easier-drinking alternative. It’s called A2 milk, which is produced by a subset of cows that produce milk lacking a protein that backers say is associated with milk’s dyspeptic tendencies. That A2 claim has its skeptics, but the bet is that consumers will pay an extra dollar or more per half-gallon to drink milk that might not cause indigestion, gas and bloating. “Our approach has been, ‘Listen, if you...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV Milk Source Type: news
Have you heard of these other plant-based milks?
(Natural News) There’s no question that milk is a food staple in almost all American households because of its high nutritional value. However, many people suffer from lactose intolerance which makes it impossible for them to enjoy a glass of this dairy product. Good thing, like many other discovered food alternatives, milk has plant-based substitutes ideal for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Is ghee more healthful than butter?
Ghee is a form of clarified butter created by skimming the milk solids out of melted butter. It has a lower lactose content than butter, so may be a good butter substitute for people with a lactose intolerance. The nutrition and fat contents of ghee and butter are similar and both can be used in a healthful diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news
You Asked: Is It Bad To Eat Foods That Give You Gas?
Maybe it’s the hummus platter at your favorite Mediterranean restaurant, or the cauliflower-and-broccoli side at your supermarket. Most of us are aware of our problem foods—stuff we’d eat all the time if it didn’t make us so gassy. If you’ve ever wondered where that gas comes from and whether it’s bad for you, the answers may surprise you. “Gas is the byproduct of the activity of the gut microbiota that live in our large bowel,” says Jane Muir, an associate professor of gastroenterology and head of translational nutrition science at Monash University in Australia. The human g...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news
Estrogen-like compounds in soy-based baby formula found to cause changes in reproductive health
(Natural News) Parents might give their infants soy-based formula because of a lactose intolerance, milk allergies, or other feeding problems, but a new study shows this could be a case of trading one problem for another. According to research that was published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, infants who consume soy-based formula... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Cow, Soy or Almond: Which'Milk' Is Best for You?
THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 -- Almond milk, soy milk, rice milk and coconut milk may all offer lactose-free alternatives to cow's milk, but new research suggests that the dairy version remains the most nutritious option. The finding stems from a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
This Type of Non-Dairy Milk is the Healthiest, Study Says
That almond milk latte may be delicious, but a study just published in the Journal of Food Science and Technology suggests that the trendy beverage also has some drawbacks. When researchers compared the nutritional profiles of four popular “alternative” milks, they found that soy milk came out on top—and that almond, rice and coconut “milks” all lacked essential nutrients important for overall health. Plant-based “milks” are often marketed as wholesome and appropriate substitutes for the real thing. To find out if these claims measured up, scientists at McGill University in Canada ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan Tags: Uncategorized almond milk almond milk calories almond milk nutrition coconut milk Diet/Nutrition healthytime is soy milk fattening Lactose Intolerance onetime soy milk calories soy milk nutrition soy milk vs milk Source Type: news
Pill-size sensor sniffs out gases that pass through your gut
New technology may one day help doctors diagnose conditions such as lactose intolerance and irritable bowel syndrome (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news