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Early Man Couldn't Drink Milk


Posted by AregM

The BBC are reporting that only a few thousand years ago no Europeans could digest milk. In order to digest milk, adult humans need to have a gene which produces an enzyme called lactase to break down lactose, one of the main sugars it contains.(BBC) So what changed? .....Continued on http://www.diet-blog.com/archives/2007/03/01/early_man_couldnt_drink_milk.php
 
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