Doctor Oz did a segment called “Am I Normal?” and a woman asked Dr Oz if is normal that she gets gas whenever she has a latte. Do lattes cause her to have gas? Her husband says that lattes make her farts smell like battery acid chemicals – oh my! But she needs coffee for the caffeine boost and energy to keep her going.
Dr. Oz said that this is completely normal and that lattes can cause gas. 1 in 5 Caucasians and 3 in 4 African Americans are lactose intolerant. This intolerance to lactose is what is causing her to have gas and fart.
Dr Oz – How to Prevent Gas & Lactose Intolerance
1. The obvious cure is to skip milk, but a latte without milk is just an espresso, which many people will not enjoy.
2. Try lactose free milk in your latte and coffee.
3. Take an enzyme to help you digest the lactose.