Lactose Intolerance By Abel maciaS

Description and symptoms : Lactase Intolerance is produced by cells that line the walls of the small intestine. These cells, called intestinal epithelial cells, have finger-like projections called microvilli that absorb nutrients from food as it passes through the intestine so they can be absorbed into the bloodstream.

Complications : Osteopenia, a condition where you have a very low bone mineral density. Osteoporosis, a condition that causes your bones to become thin and weak. Malnutrition occurs when the food that you eat does not give you the nutrients that are essential for a healthy functioning body. Excessive weight loss can damage your health.

Inheritance : It is an autosomal mutation in the body .

Cure : Treatment focuses on avoidance of dairy products, use of lactose-free products, or the use of lactase supplements.

Name of protein coded: Lactase 2 3 5

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Audience of good sources :

Organizations : Global lactose intolerance Newwork

Two interesting facts : Lactose intolerance is not an allergy but a digestive issue. Lactose is a natural sugar in milk made of 2 sugars (glucose and galactose)

Work cited : Lactose Intolerance Network

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