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Lactose Intolerance- handy information.

 Source: http://www.newhealthguide.org

Lactose intolerance is when you are unable to digest lactose. Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products. The intolerance, which I am prone to, occurs when the small intestine does not make enough of the enzyme Lactase which breaks down Lactose. 345 more words

Health & Wellbeing

An Open letter To Milk

Dear milk,

I. Hate. You.

I could end this letter just like that and leave you asking why. But I won’t.

You are so delicious, did you know that? 380 more words


For half a century,
he opens the door and there it is.
Chillin’ and chilled.
Cold, smooth, white as snow.

From bottles, to cartons, to jugs. 136 more words


Why dairy free?

One of my earliest memories as a child was lying on my bed, I was about four at the time, holding my ear, crying because it hurt so much. 252 more words


Food allergy alert!

Last night after I ate dinner, I experienced a horrible reaction. My face went bright red and swollen, and my eyes were all puffy. I felt like I was on fire. 636 more words

Health & Wellbeing

Are there Carbs in Milk? What about Cheese?

Carbohydrates, simply put, are our body’s main source of energy. We need carbs to function and for our brain to think clearly! Recommended daily allowance is about 130 grams of carbs per day for the “average” person. 172 more words


A Day at the Allergy Show!

Yesterday I and my family went to the Allergy Show in Olympia, London. It was really fun and we learnt loads!

There were many stalls (and loads of free items and a goodie bag which was good!), which included gluten free, lactose free, sugar free, oils, spas, beauty goods etc. 129 more words