From my understanding, it is the ends of the villi that produce the lactase that helps digest the lactose in milk. When the villi are damaged and inflamed, they don't produce the lactase which leads to lactose intolerance. Some individuals however may have a preexisting intolerance unrelated to the small intestinal damage. NCGI does not damage the small intestine.
ScarletgrrrlMember Since 01 May 2013
Offline Last Active May 01 2014 02:50 AM
- Group Advanced Members
- Active Posts 36
- Profile Views 792
- Member Title Community Member
- Age Age Unknown
- Birthday Birthday Unknown
Scarletgrrrl hasn't added any friends yet.
30 Jul 2013 - 05:50