Foodvit Lactose 100g
Lactose is the main ingredient in liquid whey and it is made up of two sugars. It is also found in most milk products and it is a very important constituent to an infant during development. Lactose might also be in processed foods, because manufacturers add milk derivatives to products such as baked goods, pancake mix, processed meats and coffee creamers.
- Lactose is a natural low-calorie sweetener: Lactose is nature’s natural, low calorie sweetener. Unlike many low-calorie artificial sweeteners that have been shown to have detrimental effects on the body, lactose is a natural sugar which just so happens to also be low-calorie. Lactose is less sweet than other sugars, but at the same time it gives you more energy than granulated sugar only with smaller amounts.
- Lactose is a Prebiotic: prebiotics are non-digestible components of food that beneficially affect the body by stimulating the growth and well-being of the bacteria in the intestine.
- Its nutritional value: As other carbohydrates, lactose supplies energy that may be immediately used by the body. Its main nutritional advantage is to optimise milk calcium utilisation, by improving intestinal absorption and dairy protein assimilation. Lactose is an important calorific agent, it helps maintaining a balance in minerals such as calcium, phosphorus and magnesium. It is essential for bone growth.