milk sugar


Examples of milk sugar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If that’s you, the milk sugar can sit in your gut where bacteria feast on it, causing excess, smelly gas and bloating. Amy Marturana Winderl, SELF, 19 Sep. 2023 Most types of whey protein powder contain lactose, which is milk sugar. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 16 Nov. 2022 This new milk is not meant for lactose-intolerant people: lactose intolerance happens when people cannot break down a milk sugar, lactose, and does not involve BLG. Ashley P. Taylor, Discover Magazine, 3 Oct. 2012 One common cheese-making type of bacterium, Lactobacillus, breaks down lactose, the primary milk sugar, to lactic acid. Vince C Reyes, Discover Magazine, 13 Aug. 2013 The sweetener is Whey Low, a low-glycemic blend of natural sugars, including fructose (fruit sugar) and lactose (milk sugar). Megan Wahn, Bon Appétit, 11 Jan. 2023 The bacteria then convert the milk sugar, lactose, into lactic acid, which firms the yogurt and provides it with its tart and tangy taste. Mai Nguyen, Discover Magazine, 30 June 2015 In fact, humans are the only mammals where many adults continue to be able to consume milk sugar as adults. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 2 May 2012 This is an imperial milkshake-style IPA, which is a hazy IPA brewed with milk sugar (lactose) for a smooth and creamy beer that pours cloudy. Outside Online, 6 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of milk sugar was in 1846

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“Milk sugar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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