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Effects of Raw Versus Other Milk Sources on Lactose Digestion

The purpose of this small, short pilot study is to determine the feasibility (e.g., recruitment, dose acceptance, retention) of a future longer trial comparing the effects of different types of milk (raw milk, cow's milk, nondairy-milk) on lactose maldigestion.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Behavioral: Raw Milk
  • Behavioral: Pasteurized Milk
  • Behavioral: Non-dairy milk




Inclusion Criteria:

   - Gender: Both women and men

   - Age: > or = 18 years

   - Ethnicity and race: All ethnic and racial backgrounds welcome

   - Elevation of breath hydrogen after ingestion of 25 g of lactose > 20 ppm over baseline

   - Planning to be available for clinic visits for the 6 weeks of study participation

   - Ability and willingness to give written informed consent

   - No known active psychiatric illness.

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Intake of antibiotics or other medications within the past month

   - History of diarrheal illness within past month

   - Secondary lactase deficiency

   - Self reported personal history of:

   *gastrointestinal conditions other than related with lactose maldigestion (IBS, IRB,
   Short bowel, malabsorption, celiac disease, GI surgery)

   - Pregnant or Lactating

   - Inability to communicate effectively with study personnel

   - Protein allergy related to cow 's milk proteins or soybean proteins

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Antonella Dewell