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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Facts About Digestive Enzymes

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

Lactate & Lactose Intolerance

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

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...

Migraine & Lactose Intolerance

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

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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