Problem: People who are lactose intolerant cannot extract energy from milk because ______ . A) they are missing the enzyme that hydrolyzes lactoseB) lactose is too big to be digested by the enzymesC) milk is fermented to a by-product, which cannot be digested. D) they are missing the bacteria that can digest lactose

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Lactose Intolerance: inability of digest/break down lactose

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People who are lactose intolerant cannot extract energy from milk because ______ . 

A) they are missing the enzyme that hydrolyzes lactose

B) lactose is too big to be digested by the enzymes

C) milk is fermented to a by-product, which cannot be digested. 

D) they are missing the bacteria that can digest lactose

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