Natures Way Lactase Enzyme Active Formula. Assists lactose (dairy sugar) digestion. A digestive aid for those who are lactase enzyme deficient causing lactose (dairy sugar) intolerance. Symptoms include gas, bloating, intestinal discomfort, cramps diarrhoea after eating dairy products. Assists in digestion of dairy products. Digestive enzyme. EnCapsulesulated so it can be taken conveniently, where ever you are, before a meal that contains dairy products. The Capsule can also be sprinkled onto food or milk beverages. For the relief of lactose intolerance. With Lactase 3,45 FCC Lactase Units or 230mg per Capsule.
Lactase is an enzyme produced ion the body by newborns so that they may digest mothers breast milk (or milk formulas). As an infant grows the production of lactase dwindles and continues to decline as we age until the ability to produce lactase is reduced to about 5% to 10% of the original newborn level. More and more newborns are being born with an inability to tolerate lactase, indicating a possible genetic lactase insufficiency. Necessary to digest the milk sugar lactose, up to 70% of the worlds population suffer with symptoms of lactose deficiency. The addition of supplemental lactase enzyme to the diet can help relieve the discomfort of simple lactase deficiency. These symptoms include pain and cramping in the stomach and intestinal tract after the consumption of dairy containing foods or drinks. Diarrhoea is usually the way the body deals with this, by purging it out of the body.
Serving Size is 3 Capsules. Each 3 Capsules contain: Lactase 690mg, providing 10,350 FCC Lactase units. Other ingredients: Cellulose, gelatin Capsule, magnesium stearate.
So this means that each 1 Capsule contains 230mg.
For individuals with lactose intolerance or difficulty in digesting dairy products. Take one-three Capsules as needed, just prior to ingesting foods or beverages containing dairy products or lactose.
Take one Capsule if you are taking medications or vitamins containing lactose.
Keep out of reach of children. Keep cool to protect potency. Seek professional advice if pregnant of nursing, before taking this product.