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What the John Hopkins researchers discovered was that about 75 percent of
adult blacks had a deficiency of this enzyme as compared with about 20 percent
of American whites. After drinking a glass of milk, lactase-deficient individuals are
It was unfair and misleading for respondents to represent to lactase-deficient
persons, who constitute a substantial segment of the population, that the
consumption of large or unlimited quantities of milk at a time is beneficial.
Ingestion of large ...
To test for the effects of lactase insufficiency on the ability to absorb calcium,
scientists at the Center for the Study of Bone Disease at the University of Geneva
gave groups of lactase-deficient and lactase-sufficient volunteers standard doses
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Good to eat: riddles of food and cultureUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Why are the world's food habits or "foodways,'' as Harris refers to them, so diverse? In this scholarly yet fast-paced and very readable work, anthropologist Harris argues that "major differences in ... Read full review
ONE Good to Think or Good to Eat?
TWO Meat Hunger
THREE The Riddle of the Sacred Cow
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