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    Lactase

    Lactase

    Lactase by definition is an enzyme occurring in certain yeasts and in the intestinal juices of mammals and catalyzing the hydrolysis of lactose into glucose and galactose. Lactase is the enzyme in the small intestine that digests lactose (the naturally occurring sugar in milk).


    BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH LACTASE

    • Promotes digestive health
    • May help relieve gas and bloating
    • Ability to digest milk

    DEFICIENCIES OF LACTASE MAY LEAD TO

    • Inability to digest milk
    • Symptoms including cramps, gas, and diarrhea
    • Increased chance of digestive problems