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by 2626 · about 9 hours ago

I never got gas from canned beans. Then I went two months eating only sprouted legumes. One day I ate a can of supermarket beans, and had comically bad gas for the next 12 hours. A few days later I ate a second can of beans, and had no gas... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · June 15, 2013 at 11:29 AM

As I've read, the body adjusts its enzyme production to the diet it's being fed. So a food that you used to be fine with might give you issues after a period of avoiding it. I asked a similar question a while back, here: ... (more)

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by 5 · about 9 hours ago

Is lactose monohydrate casein free ? Or does it contain trace amounts of casein ?

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by 374 · about 9 hours ago

If my goals are to replenish muscle glycogen, then I know glucose is my best bet from starches and I know that fructose will only replenish liver glycogen and the liver can also be filled from glucose. My question regards milk sugar, which from... (more)

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Mscott 0 · May 02, 2013 at 8:39 PM

Both fructose and galactose can refil muscle by being converted into glucose quite easily. Galactose by the Lelior pathway and fructose via the glycolysis/gluconeogenesis pathway. Here's an applicable blog post on the Perfect Health Diet Website:... (more)

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by 115 · about 9 hours ago

It seems I get a bet of nausea and acid reflux right after a drink cream on an empty stomach. I use ecological cream and I take lactrase enzymes with it so that the lactose won't be a problem. Why do I get this symptoms?

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Michele_7 0 · April 24, 2013 at 1:23 PM

Lactose may not be the problem. Lots of people cannot tolerate casein, which is a protein found in milk. There is no pill to reduce casein, like there is for lactose. A big dose of fat on an empty stomach may cause reflux.

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by 5 · about 9 hours ago

Greetings from Denmark fellow Paleohackers =) My question is if sour milk or filmj??lk - that we in the scandinavian countries eat quite a lot of - is paleo? Since apparently it's actually lactose free and full of healthy probiotics! /Nate. ... (more)

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cavebitch 0 · April 23, 2013 at 1:12 AM

Well...have you tried it? If so, how do you feel after drinking it? If you feel tired, irritable, or any other unpleasant feeling you think the sour milk is causing, stop drinking the sour milk. If you feel a boost of energy and a sort of glowing... (more)

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by 100 · about 9 hours ago

I've only recently healed my leaky gut but I still suffer from constipation sometimes with dairy. However, I can't seem to pinpoint if the culprit is the lactose or the whey protein. Any suggestions on how to find out for sure?

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Meatymichael 0 · January 28, 2013 at 1:47 AM

Google it numbnut.

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by 825 · about 9 hours ago

first, why do people make a big deal out of lactose intolerance? from my understanding, it's not really a serious health issue. it just results in farting and things of that nature. secondly, can you cure lactose intolerance by eating dairy... (more)

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Lyndsay 0 · January 21, 2013 at 11:39 PM

You obviously don't have lactose intolerance. Let me explain let happens to you. First of all, your bowels grind and feel like they are eating themselves. it is extremely noisy and very painful. It can result is either gas, diarrhea, or... (more)

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by 130 · about 9 hours ago

A strange thing happened to me yesterday/this morning which makes me believe I may actually be lactose/dairy intolerant. A couple of weeks ago I started eating 95% paleo with the odd miso soup or safe starch (white rice/rice noodles) post workout.... (more)

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April_3 0 · December 03, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Ice cream is loaded with lactose naturally, and many brands add even more lactose. The heavy cream you've been adding to coffee and cocoa doesn't have any lactose. I say yes, it's possible that you're lactose intolerant. Try another milky... (more)

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by 190 · about 9 hours ago

Does lactose work well to replenish glycogen store after a workout? How does the body use this sugar?

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borofergie 0 · November 29, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Unless you are lactose intolerent, it gets metabolised into glucose and galactose, both of which can replenish your glycogen stores.

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by 1186 · about 9 hours ago

Since a good part of the paleo rationale is based on the idea that we are not genetically adapted to eat a certain way, it seems very relevant and quite interesting to look at this example of how quickly such a genetic mutation/adaptation can... (more)

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Heidi_1 0 · October 24, 2012 at 6:39 PM

I remember studying this theory of evolution in grad school (my M.S. is in ecology and evolutionary biology) that talked about how evolution tended to happen in spurts. Tens of thousands or perhaps millions of years would go by with little change... (more)

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by 1031 · about 10 hours ago

I've been lactose-paleo now for about six months and would like to try the next step of going dairy free to see what improvements might result. My starting position is pretty strong I think, no food intolerances/allergies I'm aware of, varied and... (more)

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Deniz_1 0 · July 02, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Been paleo for 7 months. I did paleo for about 3 months with dairy (not much, just a dash of milk in my coffee) and I assumed it was fine as I didn't have any adverse GI reactions. Then I decided to cut it out as an experiment and my hayfever... (more)

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by 10 · about 10 hours ago

For those who are lactose intolerant it is recommended to make yogurt for 24 hours to make sure the bacteria have consumed all the lactose. This is when making yogurt from milk. I would like to make my yogurt from cream. What is the minimum... (more)

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Jessica_G 0 · May 20, 2012 at 3:25 PM

I make yogurt from heavy cream all the time, innoculated with regular yogurt for 24 hours (as instructed in the GAPS diet book). I've had no problems using regular yogurt cultures, although now I'm intrigued about using true creme fraiche culture... (more)

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by 788 · about 10 hours ago

I just discovered Heavy Whipping Cream and I am in love. I would like to mix it with water to make a psuedo-Milk without the Lactose, Casein and various other issues that cause problems with dairy. Does anyone know how much lactose or casein is... (more)

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Kelly_3 0 · May 11, 2012 at 11:57 AM

I found this info: http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/dairy-and-egg-products/51/2 but it really doesn't say specifically, it just says that its mostly fat. That said, I use heavy cream to make sour cream (GAPS) and its ferment using homemade... (more)

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by 150 · about 10 hours ago

I am fine when I eat home-made yoghurt, it seems to do me good, but when I eat cheese it makes me sneeze and have rhinitus, v annoying. Now, I know what you're all gonna say, just stop eating the stuff..but I just can't seem to kick it. I don't... (more)

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Harry_2 0 · April 29, 2012 at 1:57 PM

You don't say where you are in the UK - but if you're in / near Sussex, Hook & Son do raw milk, cream and butter. And if you're lucky enough to be on their routes, they also deliver. Hook & Sons With regards to cheese - I've found... (more)

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by 130 · about 10 hours ago

I love coffee, and for the most part, it doesn't give me any issues. However, sometimes, if I'm using half and half or drinking a latte, I'll develop extreme stomach pain and/or diarrhea. I've never had this problem using heavy cream in my coffee... (more)

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matthew_4 0 · April 30, 2012 at 12:12 PM

Coffee proved to be a strong trigger for increased intestinal permeability (leaky gut) for me. If you mix it with milk components that can cross the weakened intestinal wall (lactose, casein) problems arise. Do some self experimentation to see if... (more)

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by 1536 · about 10 hours ago

Back in 2004 I was self diagnosed with Lactose intolerance. I was bad enough off that even a chocolate bar would set off my lactose intolerance. Last year I found out (like most everyone else) that I am gluten intolerant. I did a little digging... (more)

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Dr__Shawn_Soszka 0 · April 02, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Absolutely, as a matter of fact, gluten, gliadin, and host of other "goodies" found in wheat actually damage the small intestine cells that make the enzyme that digests lactose (called lactase). Its very common to see the return of these cells to... (more)

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by 70 · about 10 hours ago

Hi all, after reading Chris Kessner's post on Kefir, I thought I would try the Organic Lactose Free kind I found at Whole Foods. I was wondering what kind of experiences you have had with it. It's only been two days but my stomach has been... (more)

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Nance 0 · March 29, 2012 at 6:59 PM

I haven't tried dairy kefir, but I've been making/drinking water kefir for over 6 months and it changed my life. Literally. I always thought I was lactose intolerant, but now I safely enjoy home-made yogurt plus butter and heavy cream. My... (more)

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by 1213 · about 10 hours ago

Positions on dairy in a "paleo" diet aside... I am lactose intolerant, which I started noticing when I was in high school and my daily carton of milk gave me digestive upset (well, I was sure this was it - could have been my sandwich bread, too).... (more)

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andrew 0 · March 22, 2012 at 7:58 AM

There is a topic on the Danny Roddy blog - something like "Lactose is not the problem - you are" which might be worth a read... http://www.dannyroddy.com/main/tag/lactose-intolerance I don't know if this will help at all. I have seemed to be... (more)

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by 21405 · about 10 hours ago

So I had some dairy the day before yesterday. It wasn't much, but it affected me severely. I had two tablespoons of organic sour cream, a tablespoon of organic cream cheese, and about an ounce of commercial colby cheese. Keep in mind I usually... (more)

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greymouser 0 · February 21, 2012 at 3:58 PM

Welcome to the wonderful world of lactose intolerance. Get to know your limits, and don't cross them. Ever. It's never worth it. I can use infinite ghee, liberal butter (sticks of it, even), I won't die if I eat some sprinkled Parmesan, but... (more)

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by 360 · about 10 hours ago

Does lactose consumption (of those with the enzyme lactase) have a similar effect to our bodies insulin production as added sugars in SAD foods?

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Shari_Bambino 0 · February 08, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Well it gives an insulin response but not from the lactose alone. A good read from Mark. ( p.s. testing blood glucose is not the same as testing insulin reaction. A food can produce an insulin response without a corresponding rise in bs.) (more)

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by 1213 · about 10 hours ago

I'm fairly paleo (80%) and am also fairly lactose intolerant. I pop a digestive enzyme with lactase when I do eat softer cheese or other dairy. Yogurt, butter, kefir, fermented dairy, hard/aged cheese in general doesn't bother me. Cow's milk is... (more)

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Nance 0 · February 08, 2012 at 4:18 PM

Yeah, the [insert bad food] works its way through your system in 1-3 days but it can take 1-3 weeks for your gut to heal. Or even more. If you had a nasty rash break out on your skin, it's unlikely you'd see it clear completely in a day or two... (more)

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by 60 · about 10 hours ago

Hi =) I'm very curious, If you are one of the people that became more intolerant or intolerant to a food ( such as dairy) after going paleo, would introducing it slowly make you more tolerant to it? For example, All my life I've been what I used... (more)

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Nance 0 · January 20, 2012 at 1:02 AM

I had the lactose thing all my life--I thought. A month or 2 after I started making/drinking water kefir I accidentally discovered I could safely eat yogurt. At Christmas I tested with ice cream and that's now fine too. Unfortunately, the water... (more)

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by 360 · about 10 hours ago

I need a refresher, because I thought cheese I was perfectly safe until just now. Also, please give me some advice on butters and yogurts, like greek yogurts. I have found that lactose and casein explode my acne production so I want to stay away... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · January 18, 2012 at 4:43 AM

Cream and butter. With ghee being an even cleaner version of butter...

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by 68 · about 10 hours ago

Hey there, I am asking myself if lactose free milk is ok in paleo? The main argument seems to be the effect of lactose?! Thx a lot! steve

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Rhubarb 0 · September 27, 2011 at 9:40 AM

It is a little more involved than any possible issues with lactose. At it's most basic the paleo argument against diary is that we didn't evolve drinking other animals milk, and we would of only consumed our mothers milk during early childhood,... (more)

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by 281 · about 10 hours ago

Since going Paleo I find myself becoming even more sensitive to the slightest dose of gluten. Eating out is fairly worrisome. I found a bottle of Country Life Gluten-zyme digestive enzyme tablets at the local health food store. I'm wondering if... (more)

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Katherine 0 · March 24, 2011 at 6:07 PM

I used the Glutenease formulation when i was in Italy and definitely, purposefully eating gluten. It was incredibly helpful from a gut-health persepctive. However, after about 2 weeks of eating a lot of gluten, I did develop the tell-tale achey... (more)

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