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you mention

Glycemic index of lactose is ~68 (bread control) and the insulin index is 50 (bread control)

the raised insulin of the milk is not a cause of the lactose itself, but a function of the protein(or fat) as well.

see
Ostman EM et al. Inconsistency between glycemic and insulinemic responses to
regular and fermented milk products. Am J Clin Nutr 2001;74:96-100

[quote]cycomiko wrote:
you mention

Anyhow, on the other hand, factoring in the carbs and the insulinogenic response thereof, it seems reasonable that one could gain fat from it if consumed in large amounts.

Glycemic index of lactose is ~68 (bread control) and the insulin index is 50 (bread control)

the raised insulin of the milk is not a cause of the lactose itself, but a function of the protein(or fat) as well.

see
Ostman EM et al. Inconsistency between glycemic and insulinemic responses to
regular and fermented milk products. Am J Clin Nutr 2001;74:96-100[/quote]

Good point! Thanks for pointing that out.