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Recovery Drink for Lactose Intolerance


#1

Hi CT,

About a month ago, I feel like I developed a minor allergy to lactose. Cottage cheese, which I used to eat every night with peanut butter, seemed to leave me with a bloated lower abdominal in the morning. An hour after I drank milk it would seem I started feeling hot and stomache uneasiness.

Anyways, if it is lactose intolerance, I was curious as to what sort of recovery drink I could use, seeing as the majority of them use whey concentrate. Is the Whey hydrolysate that is in Surge ok and lactose free? Or should I mix something of my own recovery drink using a protein Isolate and a maltodextrin combo?

Any other advice or tips on lactose intolerance would be appreciated seeing as I have no clue what im dealing with, being a life time milk and dairy lover.

Thanks,
BA


#2

For what it's worth, I'm severely lactose intolerant (my standard protein is egg white as I cannot handle whey or casein) and despite this I have no trouble digesting the hydrolyzed whey in Surge Recovery.


#3

Isopure is lactose free whey.


#4

If I remember correctly hydrolyzed whey has no lactose. You can't develop an allergy to it either, which is one of its benefits. I'm lactose intolerant and Surge works just fine.


#5

Surge Recovery doesn't contain any lactose, so you'll be fine with it.


#6

Yeah, whey hydrolysate is devoid of lactose


#7

Can lastose intolerance cause a production a estrogen if lactose is consumed? I know it causes cortisol production too, but in what amount? enough to sabatage a cutting diet?