Galactose is an essential sugar in our every day diets, predominantly in diary products, where it combines with Glucose to form Lactose, it is also found in various fruits.
If you are one of those people that are lactose intolerant you may be lacking in Galactose.
The good news is that this essential sugar Galactose can easily be obtained from other food sources that are not diary products such as..
- Fruit: Apples, Apricot, Banana, Blackberries, Cherries, Cranberries, Currants, Dates, Grapes, Kiwi Fruit, Mango, Orange, Nectarine, Peach, Pear, Pineapple, Plums, Prunes, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Strawberries, Passion fruit…
- Herbs: Echinacea, Boswellia, Fenugreek, Chestnuts …
- Vegetables: Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Avocado, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Cucumber, Potato, Eggplant, Tomatoes, Leeks, Asparagus, Lettuce, Green Beans, Beetroot, Onions, Parsnip, Green Peas, Pumpkin, Spinach..
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As you can see all the nutritional food above is from mother nature herself, and was given to us full of nutrition in its raw state. Unfortunately due to chemicals,green harvesting and our poor cooking practices the nutrition is depleted before we can gain any real benefit.
As with all eight essential sugars, Galactose is necessary for good cell to cell communication. If you are missing just one of the eight essential sugar groups in your diet, communication breaks down which could lead to disease.
More and more is being revealed everyday that these essential sugars are a vital part of our daily dietary intake and not just as a source of energy.
In recent years, research has shown that supplementary Glyconutrients may improve cellular communication, with a positive impact on a wide range of conditions; from skin aging and bacterial infection to debilitating illnesses like muscular dystrophy, arteriosclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease.
What Is Lactose?
Lactose is the sugar that makes up around 2-8% of solids in the milk we drink. The name originated from the Latin word for Milk, plus the -ose used to name sugars.
Lactose is a Disaccharide consisting of Galactose and Glucose linked together.