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ical researchers rushed to identify additional populations that were unable to
digest lactose. They initially labeled those who were deficient in lactase as "
abnormal," but it soon became evident that lactase deficiency in adulthood is the
While researchers have generally agreed that severe lactose intolerance could
lead to the nonabsorption and waste of the calorie-rich sugary part of milk, there
was contradictory evidence concerning whether or not lactose intolerance meant
which do not produce unpleasant symptoms among lactose- intolerant
individuals. But the conversion of milk to cheese, yogurt, or fermented milk means
that lactose will not be available to facilitate the absorption of calcium. (The
degree to ...
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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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