Nutrition Myths

Tag - lactose

Can you drink too much milk?

Can you drink too much milk?

We all have a different limit of how much milk and other dairy products we can have per day. This limit can be zero, if you have milk allergy, or 2 servings per day, if you are a men and want to avoid increasing the risk of developing prostate...

Is milk bad for you?

Is milk bad for you?

Yes and no. If you drink more than your body can digest, suffer from an allergy to the cow's milk protein, have gastroenteritis or consume milk from bovine hormone injected cows, than the negative effects might outweigh the positive. Otherwise milk...

Lactase Persistence

Lactase persistence is the ability of adult humans to digest lactose. This ability has its origins in different parts of the world (which occurred through convergent evolution) such as Central and Northern Europe, West Africa, the Middle East and...

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose is a sugar found in dairy products. It is a disaccharide sugar, meaning that is composed of two simple sugars: glucose and galactose. Our bodies normally produce an enzyme called lactase that breaks down lactose into these simple sugars to...