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Should Lactose Intolerant Pregnant Women Worry About Their Calcium Intake?

Pregnancy is a time that invokes mixed feelings in most women; on one hand, they are excited that they will be nurturing another human being and there will be a happy addition to their family at the end of it all. On the other hand, they are apprehensive about the discomforts like morning sickness, cravings, [...]

Lactose Intolerance

What is lactose intolerance? Lactose is a sugar found in milk and some dairy products. We need lactase enzyme to digest lactose. People who has insufficient level of lactase in their digestive system, to metabolise lactose, are classed as lactose intolerant individuals. Lactase is produced by the cells lining the small intestine. Lactase breaks down [...]