Benefits of Lactose free milk: People with a Lactose intolerance don’t make enough of the enzyme LACTASE, which is found in your digestive tract. The enzymes job is to break down milk sugar (Lactose) into its components – Galactose and Glucose – so they can be absorbed.
People who cannot digest Lactose (Lactose Intolerant) cannot properly break down the lactose into glucose and galactose. This can lead to gas, bloating, cramps, diarrhea and other symptoms which can be extremely uncomfortable.
Al the carbohydrates in cow’s milk comes from Lactose. Lactose Free milk is made from cow’s milk but has been treated with a lactose enzyme, so there is no remaining lactose. This means you can enjoy a cup of milk or a bowl of cereal without having to worry about any digestive issues.
It is good for your bones… because Lactose Free milk is made from cow’s milk you still get all the other benefits including Calcium and Vitamin D.
Lactose Free Milk provides 30% of your daily Calcium Value and 25% of your daily Vitamin D.
Heart Healthy…Low fat or Non Fat Lactose Free milk also benefits your heart because it has minerals that help lower your blood pressure.
Complete Protein…One cup of Lactose Free milk has 8 grams of complete protein, which means it provides all the essential amino acids your body need to function.
Lactose Free mail also lasts longer than cow’s milk. This is due to the fact that Lactose free milk doesn’t contain any added sugars which speed up the spoiling times.
It is important to store your Lactose Free milk properly though. Keep it away from direct sunlight and heat. Store in a cool place and avoid refrigeration. Lactose Free milk turns clear after around 2 weeks, this is the indicator that your milk is spoiled.
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