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Did you know your lactose intolerance could actually be a food sensitivity? Do you know the difference between the two? If not, then this is the perfect episode for you! Lactose intolerance is a big deal that scares a lot of people away from dairy products like milk, ice cream and most importantly cheese. And cheese is delicious. In this episode we’ll go over the components of milk as a complex substance, the possible nutritional benefits of consuming dairy for some people, and what you can do to correct your intolerance or sensitivity. Not only could correcting this issue provide you with the ability to avoid running to the bathroom after consuming dairy, but it also greatly broadens the type of nutrients you can utilize. Listen in as Tony, Will and Kinna answer your questions!
In this episode you’ll hear about:
- Why food allergy tests are not always accurate.
- Why digestion needs to be working properly for any food to be symptom free.
- The different components of milk and why it’s a complex substance.
- Why a gut infection could compromise your ability to digest some foods.
- How a stressed state in growing vegetation can ultimately cause humans stress when we consume those foods.
- Why creating a fat free milk produces a reduction of vitamins in that milk.
- What, if any, are the connections between lactose intolerance and gallstones?
- Why raw milk can be more beneficial than pasteurized milk.
- How the way cows are raised affects their milk.
- Why fermented foods can be beneficial in limited amounts.
- Why is cheese so hard to quit for some people?
- Is drinking milk really preventing osteoporosis?
- How effective are allergy scratch tests?
- Why being pregnant can change the way you process dairy.
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Links to tools mentioned in the episode
- Natural Selection Nutritional’s Complete Protein
- Digestive Issues Course
- NaturalReference.com for Supplements
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