(3) Use of lactase in the production of lactose-free milk

Use of lactase in the production of lactose-free milk 

Lactose - dissacharide (glucose + galactose) milk sugar

70% of adults in the world are lactose intolerant - lost ability to produce lactase after early childhood. 

Uneven distribution: 

2% of Swedes

75% African Americans

nearly 100 % American Indians

When a lactose intolerant person consumes a reasonable amount of milk, they will suffer from excess gas production…

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