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To understand the connection between diet and diverticular disease, we first need to understand what it is, and how it can affect you. What is Diverticular Disease? Diverticular disease includes both diverticulitis and diverticulosis. Diverticulosis is a condition in which small pouches, called diverticula, form in the lining of the large intestine (colon). Diverticulitis is […]Read full article
People who are lactose intolerant have unpleasant symptoms after eating or drinking milk or milk products. But why? Normally, when someone eats something that contains lactose, an enzyme that’s produced in your small intestine called lactase, breaks down lactose into its simpler components (which are simple sugars called glucose and galactose). These simple sugars are […]Read full article
If you have unpleasant symptoms after eating or drinking milk or milk products – you may be wondering if you are lactose intolerant. Lactose intolerance is the impaired ability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products. This happens when the body doesn’t make enough lactase, an enzyme that breaks down […]Read full article
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