Triggered by milk and dairy products, lactose intolerance can cause poor digestion. Holland & Barrett Super Lactase Enzyme softgel capsules contain lactase, a digestive enzyme that helps breakdown lactose. This allows the consumption of milk-based products.
|Each softgel capsule contains:|
|Lactase Enzyme (Aspergillus oryzae)||125mg|
|(equivalent to 8,125 FCC units)|
For people with lactose intolerance whether eating at home or eating out. Take one softgel capsule out before eating a meal, food or drink that contains lactose. Also, take one softgel capsule with medication or vitamins that contain lactose. Super Lactase should betaken internally and not be added directly to milk or other dairy products.
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Capsule Shell (Glycerol, Modified Corn Starch, Carrageenan, Colour (Titanium Dioxide), Acidity Regulator (Sodium Carbonate)), Soya Bean Oil, Bulking Agent (Dicalcium Phosphate), Thickener (Yellow Beeswax), Sunflower Lecithin, Lactase Enzyme (Wheat, Soya), Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose, Glucose. For Allergens, including cereals containing gluten, see ingredients in bold.
Food supplements must not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. If you are pregnant, breast feeding, taking any medications or under medical supervision, please consult a doctor or healthcare professional before use. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if adverse reactions occur. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if seal under cap is broken or missing.
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Yes – lactase is an enzyme. An enzyme is a protein which causes a chemical reaction to occur in the body.
The lactase enzyme is usually produced in the small intestine of humans and other mammals.
Lactase enzymes can be made from fungi or yeasts and it can be taken as a supplement in the form of a gel, liquid, capsules or tablets.
A food supplement, each one of these Holland & Barrett Super Lactase Enzyme tablets contains 125mg of Aspergillus oryzae.
The lactase in your body helps to break down lactose from your food or drinks into the sugars glucose and galactose so that it can be digested. These are then absorbed into the bloodstream.
If your body does not produce enough of the lactase enzyme in your body to break this down, then the lactose will move through the digestive system and into the colon.
It is then broken down here instead, which causes acids and gas to be produced.
This results in the uncomfortable symptoms of lactose intolerance such as bloating and wind.
Anyone suffering from lactose intolerance will usually need to avoid dairy products like milk, cheese and butter.
Taking a lactase enzyme supplement can help to breakdown lactose and therefore make it easier for you to consume dairy products.
Because of the similarity of the words lactose and lactase, they can sometimes be confused.
Lactose is a type of sugar which is found in milk-based products and gives milk its sweetness.
Lactase is the enzyme which is produced to break down the lactose within the body.
Lactose intolerance usually occurs when the body does not produce enough lactase.
You should take one of the Holland & Barrett Super Lactase Enzyme Capsules before eating a meal, food or drink that contains lactose.
This will help you to meet your dietary calcium needs, as most of this comes from dairy products.
If you are taking any medication or vitamins which contain lactose, you can also take one of these soft-gel capsules with these.
Holland & Barrett Super Lactase Enzyme Capsules should be swallowed whole with water.
Because of their soft-gel consistency, these capsules are rapid release to get to work quickly.
Yes – Holland & Barrett Super Lactase Enzyme Capsules are suitable for vegetarians to take as they do not contain any meat-based ingredients.