I was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and lactose intolerance. What are foods good for IBS suffers?

I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) as well as lactose intolerance four years ago. I have cut out all forms of milk (including casein, whey, and milk fat), caffeine, carbonation and alcohol and am taking a doctor-recommended daily fiber drink to keep regular. I still don't feel all that great. Are there...

Celiac disease, fiber, water, and low fat for bloating and gas?

Hi Thank you for your swift response. I am replying as requested. I was diagnosed with celiac disease a few years ago so I never consume anything with gluten. I eat 25-35 grams of fiber a day (been logging intake for the past few months). I drink plenty of water. Pee is light yellow, no...

I need a list of food that does not contain milk or milk solids for my 2 year old who is lactose intolerant.

I was wondering if I could get any type of information on lactose intolerance. I have a 2-year-old who cannot tolerate any type of lactose in his diet. If possible a listing of food that does NOT contain milk or milk solids would help. Fresh fruit, vegetables, rice, meat, poultry, fish, some soy meat substitutes,...

What is the effect if a person does not drink milk and just drinks sugar water?

We would like to know if there is an effect if a person does not drink milk and just drinks sugar water? If so, what is the effect? Milk has lots of protein, carbohydrate, vitamins, and minerals to help your bones and teeth get hard and stay strong (calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D), see at...

Ever since I was a child, I have not liked milk. Do you think I am allergic to milk?

Ever since I was a child, I have not liked milk. Recently, I have tried to drink milk, but get stomach cramps and diarrhea from it. Do you think I am allergic to milk? First of all, whenever your health status changes and you don't feel the same, you should see your doctor. He/she is...

Recently we’ve considered buying a cow for milk. Isn’t the milk straight from the cow safe?

Our family is trying to get down to eating only natural foods. We've even bought live chickens, pigs and a steer. Recently, we've considered buying a cow for milk. Isn't the milk straight from the cow safe? Milk straight from the cow is called raw milk, which is a carrier of several serious diseases....

Do you know about milk substitute products such as soy milk and rice drink?

I was wondering if you knew anything about such milk substitute products as soymilk and rice drink (Rice Dream). Do you know of any other products available for lactose intolerant people? Are they healthy and what other benefits do they provide? Thank you very much for your time. Any soy and or rice beverage would be...

I heard that it’s important to buy milk in opaque cartons because vitamins can leak with exposure to light.

I searched your Web site for info on this topic, but couldn't find any. I have heard before that it's important to buy milk in opaque cartons because vitamins can "leak" with exposure to light. But now I would like to buy my milk in the new, recyclable glass bottles my grocery store is...

Is horse milk suitable for people who have lactose intolerance?

I need information about horse milk. Is this type of milk suitable for people who have lactose intolerance? Is there a market for this type of product in the USA or anywhere in the world. If you know about any producers in USA marketing horse milk I would appreciate if you could inform me. I...

I like 2% milk and my doctor told me to switch to skim milk because I’m on a low cholesterol diet.

I like 2% milk and my doctor told me to switch to skim milk because I'm on a low cholesterol diet, I don't like skim milk. It looks blue and watered down. Isn't 2% milk OK to drink? I have only one glass a day. You should follow your doctor's advice and switch to skim...