What is the Meaning of Lactose| Definition and What is Lactose

Latin lactis ('milk'), lactose is a sugar (formed by glucose and galactose) which is present in milk. It is a disaccharide which is in a proportion between 4% and 5% in the milk of female mammals.
For humans, the good lactose absorption requires the presence of an enzyme, lactase (which is produced in the small intestine and is synthesized during childhood). If the body has little or no lactase, lactose cannot be properly assimilated/digested and various disorders occur.
Lack of lactase generates what is known as lactose intolerance, which prevents metabolize lactose because of a problem at the level of intestinal microvilli which are responsible for the production of lactase.
It is possible to distinguish between permanent intolerance (hereditary and determined by individual Genetics) and intolerance temporary or reversible (also known under the designation of intolerance gained, which is a disease or a specific situation that could be neat).
Lactose intolerance symptoms after ingesting dairy products or foods derived from milk. Among these symptoms, there are include abdominal cramps, diarrhea, constipation, and skin rashes. As the rate (or level) production of lactase varies from one person to another, the characteristics of the lactose intolerance and the symptoms are not the same in all cases.
A power controlled, therefore, is usually performed by evidence of trial and error to determine what food (and quantities) that can ingest the individual in question without experiencing adverse effects.
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