Natural Health Reviews – Lactose Intolerance

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Introducing National Nutrition’s newest Youtube series “Natural Health Reviews”. We sit down with Naturopathic Doctor Jonathan Beatty, as he talks about Lactose Intolerance and some common things you can do to help yourself if you are having reactions to Lactose.

To read more about Lactose Intolerance please click here: http://www.nationalnutrition.ca/HEALTHCONCERNS_LACTOSE_INTOLERANCE.aspx

Many individuals either lack or have decreased activity of an enzyme called lactase, which breaks down/metabolizes lactose for absorption in the small intestine. As a result the lactose continues whole to the large intestine, where bacteria is forced to ferment the lactose. This causes symptoms such as, bloating, abdominal cramping, and flatulence. Many individuals with Celiac’s disease become lactose intolerant. Once they stop consuming gluten, their symptoms usually subside…

To view more interviews with Health Care Professionals, click here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFydSZTC8qlbk7KPenG1bwPd8KDniLEbF

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