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#WISDOMFODMAPWEDNESDAY Lactose is the “D” in FODMAP which stands for “Di-Saccharide”, meaning two sugars found in milk and milk products.

It is made up of Glucose and Galactose which are tightly tied together by a special type of bond. To be digested well these two sugars must be separated by a specific enzyme, called lactase, that lives in the lining of the small bowel. Some people don’t have very much of this enzyme, so have trouble separating and digesting the lactose, making them lactose intolerant.

Luckily the lactase enzyme can be artificially added to milk and diary products, pre-digesting the lactose so that it is well tolerated!
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