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Milk consumption and lactose intolerance in adults.
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PMID:  22108417     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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OBJECTIVE: To investigate relations between milk consumption and lactose intolerance (LI) in adults and to explore the effect of milk consumption on lactase activity.
METHODS: Total of 182 subjects aged 20-70 years were recruited and interviewed by questionnaires, and their accumulative cow's milk intake (AMI) was calculated. LI was evaluated by hydrogen breath test (HBT).
RESULTS: A negative correlation was found between AMI and severity of observed LI symptom (r=-0.2884; P<0.05). Binary logistic regression analysis showed a negative correlation between LI and duration and frequency of milk consumption (OR, 0.317 and 0.465, respectively; both P<0.05) and a positive correlation between LI and amount of milk consumed per sitting (OR, 6.337; P<0.05).
CONCLUSION: LI is related to various milk consumption behaviors. Most Chinese adults with LI may tolerate moderate milk consumption <160 mL.
Authors:
Rong Qiao; Chengyu Huang; Huizhang DU; Guo Zeng; Ling Li; Sheng Ye
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biomedical and environmental sciences : BES     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0895-3988     ISO Abbreviation:  Biomed. Environ. Sci.     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8909524     Medline TA:  Biomed Environ Sci     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  512-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 The Editorial Board of Biomedical and Environmental Sciences. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Nutrition and Food Safety, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan, China; West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan, China.
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