lactose intolerant

adjective

chemistry
: unable to digest lactose

Examples of lactose intolerant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All three are either lactose intolerant or have a milk allergy. Andrew J. Campa, Los Angeles Times, 20 Mar. 2024 Hydrogen present in a person's breath signifies that the person may be lactose intolerant. Brittany Lubeck, Ms, Rdn, Verywell Health, 7 Mar. 2024 Rachel did the latter despite being lactose intolerant. Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 27 Feb. 2024 For instance, Lactaid pills contain the enzyme lactase, which helps break down milk sugar in people who are lactose intolerant. Emily Mullin, WIRED, 23 Feb. 2024 Attorneys representing 10 plaintiffs who are either lactose intolerant or who have milk allergies argue that the surcharge for the substitutions is a form of discrimination that violates the Americans with Disabilities Act. Eric Lagatta, USA TODAY, 30 Jan. 2024 These include Lactaid and Beano, used by people who are lactose intolerant or who have gas or bloating after eating legumes, respectively. Kristen Rogers, CNN, 15 Feb. 2024 Despite the ubiquity of dairy at grocery stores and restaurants, tens of millions of people in the U.S. are lactose intolerant. Max Bennett, Discover Magazine, 29 Jan. 2024 Sanders and her son are lactose intolerant, requiring her to buy pricier items like oat milk and dairy-free yogurt. Jeff Stein, Washington Post, 2 Feb. 2024

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“Lactose intolerant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lactose%20intolerant. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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