Presentation on theme: "Lactose Intolerance and the Development of two Innovative Dairy Desserts Aaron Brown Margaret Wilson Isabel Mearig University of Hawaii at Manoa Department."— Presentation transcript:
Lactose Intolerance and the Development of two Innovative Dairy Desserts Aaron Brown Margaret Wilson Isabel Mearig University of Hawaii at Manoa Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
For this presentation we will be discussing: Lactose Lactose Intolerance Development of Lemon Cookie Stacks and Guava crème gelèe
Lactose The sugar found in Milk commonly called milk sugar Is composed of two sugars galactose and glucose Is the least sweet of the common sugars
Lactose in your FOOD Product (1 cup) Lactose (g) Milk 9-14 Lactaid 3 Yogurt 5 Other foods containing lactose Bread, cereals, and other baked goods Instant potatoes, soups, sauces, and drinks Lunch meats, sausage, and other processed meats.
Lactose Intolerance Is the reduced ability to digest lactose Caused by a reduction in lactase (enzyme) activity Influenced by genetics and age Symptoms nausea, cramps, bloating, gas, and diarrhea
Prevalence Over 10% of the US population suffer from L.I. As many as 75 percent of all African- Americans and Native Americans and 90 percent of Asian-Americans are lactose intolerant Prevalence also increases with age. (1994/NIDDK)
Diagnosis & Treatment Diagnosis: Diet vs. Symptoms Hydrogen breath test Treatment Reduction or elimination of Lactose from diet Lactase supplementation Lactaid® Dairyease®