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Over the years, I have compiled a list of strategies to decrease diarrhea. My book goes into detail for each of these strategies, and includes even more! Determine if you have lactose intolerance. Try a lactose challenge. Determine if you have fructose intolerance. Fructose is a type of sugar. Cut back on very sweet or […]

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Lactose intolerance is very common, particularly in certain ethnic groups. For example, lactose intolerance may affect 95-100% of Southeast Asians, and 90% of Asian Americans. What is lactose intolerance? Technically it is a deficiency of lactase activity. Lactase is the enzyme that breaks down lactose, the sugar found in milk. Lactase is produced in the […]

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