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Small‐scale studies suggest that the strains that move most successfully through nursing into the babies are especially good at breaking down milk sugar and converting compounds in milk into vitamins that babies need.
For people who are lactose intolerant—a condition that stems from the lack of a digestive enzyme needed to break down milk sugars—eating dairy can produce gas and bloating, as well as diarrhea, stomachaches and vomiting.
Famous enzymes include lactase, which breaks down milk sugars in those who are lactose tolerant.
During fermentation, bacteria break down milk sugars including lactase, turning them into acids and easing digestion for those with lactose intolerance.
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