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Is lactoza vegan?

Lactoza is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is lactoza?

Lactose, also known as lactoza, is a type of sugar commonly found in milk and dairy products. It is made up of two smaller sugar molecules - glucose and galactose - which are bonded together. Lactose plays an important role in the nutrition of young mammals, including humans, as it provides a source of energy and helps with the absorption of calcium. However, some people may be unable to digest lactose due to a deficiency in the enzyme lactase, leading to symptoms such as bloating, gas, and diarrhea. As a result, lactose-free products have become increasingly popular in recent years.

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