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Digestive Health

Digestive Enzymes Disorder

While lactose intolerance, a digestive enzyme deficiency, is relatively common, most digestive enzyme disorders are quite rare. Th...
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White Stool in Children

Children can have all sorts of different colored stools, most of which are perfectly normal and due to the foods that they ate tha...
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Can Lactose Intolerance Be Mistaken for Colitis?

Lactose intolerance, or the inability to digest naturally occuring sugar in cow's milk, affects roughly 30 million Americans by ag...
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How the Digestive System & Muscular System Work in Conjunction During Digestion

The human digestive system is the organ system responsible for extracting nutrition from consumed food items and absorbing the nut...
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Frozen Fruit Smoothies for the Lactose Intolerant

Frozen fruit smoothies -- blended mixtures of icy fruit and liquids -- often contain milk as a source of protein and calcium. Peop...
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Facts About Digestive Enzymes

Digestive enzymes are released by the gastrointestinal system to aid in the breakdown, digestion and absorption of food. Most dige...
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Lactate & Lactose Intolerance

Despite the similar-sounding names, lactate and lactose aren't actually similar chemicals. Though both can occur in foods, includi...
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Digestive Enzymes & Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition triggered by gluten, proteins found in wheat, barley and rye. In this instance, the targ...
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Migraine & Lactose Intolerance

Charles Darwin, the 19th century biologist who was behind the theory of evolution, was diagnosed with several afflictions during h...
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Fructose Digestion & Metabolism

Fructose is a monosaccharide, or simple sugar. Its common sources include fruits and sources of sucrose, or table sugar, of which ...
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