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    Understanding Lactose Intolerance

    Lactose is the sugar in milk products. Individuals who are lactose intolerant lack the enzyme or chemical (lactase) to break down this sugar for absorption. As a result, lactose gets into the large bowel (colon) and may cause gas, bloating, diarrhea and abdominal cramping. 

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    Love Your Tummy

    The CDHF and the World Gastroenterology Organization (WGO) teamed up with world experts to develop day-to-day strategies you can use to proactively protect and boost your digestive health. Dr. Richard Hunt introduces you to this program so you can enjoy better digestive – and overall – health.

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Enhancing lifelong health

The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation believes our ability to help establish, enrich and protect a healthy gut microbiota is the key to lifelong health