Why is my stomach so noisy?Updated 18 October 2017 under Ask Us.
The noise from your stomach is actually caused from the movement of food, air and fluids (that help digest your food). Some people believe that the noise is caused from […]Read more »
Does lactose-free milk have the same amount of calcium and vitamins that regular milk has? I’m not lactose intolerant but I heard that lactose-free milk is better for you. Do you have any tips or should I stick to dairy products to avoid not getting enough calcium or other nutrients?Updated 28 April 2017 under Ask Us.
The short answer is that unless you are lactose intolerant or have an allergy to dairy, there is no reason to avoid cow’s milk. Other forms of “milk” such as […]Read more »
I have gas and sometimes diarrhea. What do you recommend?Updated 5 January 2017 under Ask Us.
Gas (“breaking wind,” “flatulence,” “farting”) and diarrhea (change in regular bowel habit- usually 3 or more loose/watery stools a day, less formed stool and more frequent) can be caused by […]Read more »
I just found out that I am Lactose Intolerant, so what can I do to get enough nutrients? And is there anything else I should know?Updated 1 March 2016 under Ask Us.
The goal of managing lactose intolerance is to lessen or stop symptoms of diarrhea, stomach cramps, bloating, and gas, while still getting the nutrients that your body needs. Eating or […]Read more »
Lactose IntoleranceUpdated 20 September 2022 under Health Guides.
You likely know someone with lactose intolerance. Perhaps that person is a family member, a friend, or you. Lactose intolerance is most common among Asian Americans, African Americans, individuals of […]Read more »
Milk AllergyUpdated 16 February 2021 under Health Guides.
Many people may think they are allergic to milk, but in reality, only 1-3% of infants are actually born with a milk allergy, and most outgrow it by the time […]Read more »