lactose lactose  /ˈlæk toʊs/


  • (n) a sugar comprising one glucose molecule linked to a galactose molecule; occurs only in milk


  1. Some were filled with inert lactose or powdered chalk.
  2. The result is a low-lactose milk that can be consumed directly, converted to yogurt or cheese, or dried to make other milk-based food products.
  3. To use lactose as fuel, the body must first break it down into two simpler sugars: glucose and galactose.


  1. Expanding Application Areas Spur Demand for Lactose, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

    GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Lactose markets. Global market for Lactose is projected to reach US$1.4 billion by 2018, driven by growing consumption in food, pharmaceutical, animal feed, and fuel ethanol industries. (PRWeb July 01, 2013) Read the full story at
    on July 1, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Cargill clarifies non-dairy cheese product

    Cargill recently released an ingredient, Lygomme ACH Optimum, that offers food manufacturers a non-dairy cheese alternative for people with lactose intolerance and an opportunity for vegans to enjoy a product that has the characteristics and taste of cheese, but without any animal-derived ingredients.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Dairy Herd

  3. Chef Feker prepares Goat Cheese Patties

    Chef Feker joins Wake Up to prepare Goat Cheese Patties with beet sauce. This is a recipe even lactose intolerant people...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: FOX 6 Milwaukee


  1. Watts says, "I have lost 75 per cent of my brain power. It halved and then halved again. It's not just the sleep deprivation, it's the breast feeding. I call it the lactose lobotomy."
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Naomi Watts Source:

  2. "Although I am lactose intolerant, milk and dairy products are an important part of my diet. I rely on LACTAID(R) Milk to ensure I drink real, delicious milk everyday and consume the nutrients necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle," said...
    on Sep 21, 2009 By: Angelica Vale Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  3. (Photo: ) "Lactose intolerance is a common condition for African-Americans. I am also lactose intolerant and used to avoid dairy because I did not want the stomach discomfort that followed,"...
    on May 30, 2007 By: Victoria Rowell Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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