As far back as Alix can remember, she’s had stomach pain. “When I was little, my father would make me drink cow’s milk even though I would complain of pain immediately after.”
At age 40, Alix decided to look into genetic testing to see what she could learn about herself. Through 23andMe, Alix saw that she had a genetic likelihood of being lactose intolerant—everything made sense.
Understanding food intolerance helped Alix make a change.