Milk is not for Every Body: Living with Lactose Intolerance

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The only complete and up-to-date guide for sufferers, this book is an entirely new work from the author of the lactose intolerant's bible, No Milk Today. The key to living with the condition is knowing how much lactose can be safely consumed, and where in the diet it is hidden. Steve Carper helps to answer these questions as well as others. The author provides a history of the disease and explains exactly what does - and doesn't - happen in the LI person's body to cause such ...
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Overview

The only complete and up-to-date guide for sufferers, this book is an entirely new work from the author of the lactose intolerant's bible, No Milk Today. The key to living with the condition is knowing how much lactose can be safely consumed, and where in the diet it is hidden. Steve Carper helps to answer these questions as well as others. The author provides a history of the disease and explains exactly what does - and doesn't - happen in the LI person's body to cause such physical anguish.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780452277113
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/1/1996
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
1 If 3,000,000,000 People in the World Are Lactose Intolerant, Then Why Aren't We Rich? 1
2 The Scandalous History of Lactose Intolerance 13
3 Starting with a Sweet Tooth: Lactose and Milk 30
4 Nutrients: Good Health with or without Lactose 39
5 Lactose Digestion: The Inside Story 65
6 The Wonderful World of Dairy Products- 81
7 -And How to Eat Them 100
8 The Lactase Phase 115
9 A Cornucopia of Nondairy Alternatives 131
10 Good News from Washington: Nutrition and Ingredients Labeling 154
11 Milk on Aisle 1, and 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, ... 171
12 Eating In and Dining Out 183
13 Doctors, Diagnoses, Drugs and Diseases 190
14 Babies without Milk: The Lactose Intolerant Child 204
Appendix I Percentages of Lactose Intolerance among the World's Population Groups 219
Appendix II Nutritive Value of Selected Foods 235
Appendix III Lactose-Containing Prescription Medications 264
Glossary 311
Bibliography 314
Organizations 320
Index 323
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