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From: "ljcrain1" <>
Subject: Lactose Intolerance Discovered 1960's
Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2005 12:37:11 -0500

According to this article a Doctor would not have know about Lactose Intolerance in 1911, although I don't think we should underestimate the folk wisdom of that era.

Janet Crain

"The widespread prevalence of lactose intolerance was only recognised in the 1960s. Before that, a dislike of milk in countries such as China was ascribed to cultural differences."

More here:

Lactose Intolerance Gene Discovered

May Help the Millions Living With This Problem By Michael Smith , MD

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