Lactose digestion from yogurt: influence of a meal and additional lactose.

@article{Martini1991LactoseDF,
  title={Lactose digestion from yogurt: influence of a meal and additional lactose.},
  author={Margaret C. Martini and Deborah Kukielka and Dennis A. Savaiano},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1991},
  volume={53 5},
  pages={1253-8}
}
Lactose in yogurt is better digested than lactose in other dairy foods by lactase-deficient individuals, in part because of intraintestinal activity of yogurt microbial beta-galactosidase (beta-gal). The survival and activity of yogurt beta-gal depend on gastrointestinal transit, pH, and viability of the yogurt culture. To evaluate the ability of yogurt… CONTINUE READING