lactose intolerance

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Noun1.lactose intolerance - congenital disorder consisting of an inability to digest milk and milk products; absence or deficiency of lactase results in an inability to hydrolyze lactose
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For those who suffer from lactose-intolerance, but want to enjoy milk, cheese, and yoghurt without negative side effects, lactose-free dairy products can provide a welcome solution.
The frequency of lactose-intolerance is much higher in Southern European countries, Africa and Asia.
Of especial value are the tips and tricks scattered throughout for lactose-intolerance individuals, such as warning against any product packaged on the same line as dairy products, warnings to read the labels on items such as bouillon (which may contain milk sugars even though this might not seem obvious), suggestions on which dairy substitutes cook most effectively in which recipes, and much more.