Lactose Intolerance and Weight Gain: Dairy Could Prevent You from Losing Weight

By | December 19, 2015

Have you been dieting and exercising for weeks and months and not shredding the weight? Dairy could be the reason weight gain that is preventing you from shredding those kilos. Many people are not aware of certain food intolerance such  as the lack of the digestive enzyme, lactase, prevalent in lactose intolerance. Over time, food intolerance from dairy can manifest resulting in bloating and water-weight gain.

HOW DO I KNOW IF I AM DAIRY INTOLERANT?

A food intolerance from dairy is apparent in individuals that suffering the following symptoms: bloating, constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, flatulence (gas) and nausea. cure-for-lactose-intolerance-step2

GETTING TESTED

A gastroenterologist or physician can assist you diagnose the problem. In the meant time, you can determine the problem yourself by simply eliminating dairy from your diet. Dr. Elizabeth W. Boham, M.D., R.D., a family practitioner at The UltraWellness Center in Lenox, Massachusetts,  suggests to begin removing dairy completely your diet for at least two weeks. If you do not notice a difference, additionally you should eliminate gluten, eggs, soy and nuts. After a few weeks slowly introduce each of the  foods, one at the time, and watch for any reactions. This will help to determining if dairy is slowing down your weight loss or any of the aforementioned foods.

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DAIRY SEEMS TO BE THE PROBLEM, NOW WHAT? treatment-for-lactose-intolerance

If dairy has a sever reaction to hindering you weight loss, I suggest eliminating it from your diet totally. If you have a mild reaction, then take a probiotic supplement  as it will help restore good bacteria to your gut and prevent bloating or water weight gain. (Learn how to heal the gut by clicking here). If you simply cannot live without dairy, I suggest that you try out Lactaid, a product that helps you breakdown dairy products and does not lead to bloating and water weight gain. Click here to learn more about Lactaid.

 

 

 

10 thoughts on “Lactose Intolerance and Weight Gain: Dairy Could Prevent You from Losing Weight

  1. Niki

    Hi,
    When I am directing first time, i eat the dairy product as I ready that you have to eat them. But my weight didn’t move. Then I had to shed dairy and gluten, and I started to melt and lost almost 20 kg in 2 months. So I agree dairy is might be a problem to loose weight.

    Reply
    1. Uwais Post author

      Hi

      Amazing, 20kg? That great hey. You should how you actually lost 20kg in 2 months. Glad to know you found the solution of your problem.

      Regards

      Reply
  2. Rashaad

    Hi Uwais,

    It is great to see that you have posts like this, my aunt can’t have lactose so this is very helpful and I will definitely refer back here when I need his information. Great work and best of luck!! 🙂

    Reply
  3. Hannah

    A very helpful and informative article. Nice one!

    This makes a lot of sense as eating dairy with lactose intolerance can cause a lot of bloating. Not to mention the amount of fat and calories in milk and cheese.

    You seem to really know your stuff. Keep up the good work!
    Hannah.

    Reply
    1. Uwais Post author

      Hi Hannah

      Yes thank you for comment. Am glad this post was helpful and informative. Thank you for the positive comments.

      Regards,
      Uwais

      Reply
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  5. Christina Anisa

    Wow, I never knew that dairy could effect weight loss. I tend to stay away from it every once in awhile, sometimes I forget until I become sick from it.

    Thanks for sharing such wonderful information,
    Christina Anisa

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    1. Uwais Post author

      Hi,

      Dairy can really hinder the process of losing weight significantly. If you are trying hard to lose weight and find that you not losing any – eliminate dairy and see the difference.

      Reply
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