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Foods, Nutrients and Food Ingredients with Authorised EU Health Claims by Michele Jeanne Sadler

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Authorised EU health claims related to the management of lactose intolerance: reduced lactose content, dietary lactase supplements and live yoghurt cultures

A.K. Kies,    DSM Biotechnology Center, The Netherlands

Abstract:

Most adult humans cannot digest lactose completely. This can result in gastrointestinal discomfort after consuming lactose-containing products, a condition called lactose intolerance (LI). Symptoms can be unpleasant and include abdominal pain, bloating, flatulence and diarrhoea. Many people prevent this by avoiding dairy products. However, dairy is not only a source of lactose; it also provides an important source of nutrients, such as calcium. Effective dietary alternatives are available. The European Food Safety Authority ...

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