Primary adult lactose intolerance and the milking habit: A problem in biological and cultural interrelations

@article{Simoons1969PrimaryAL,
  title={Primary adult lactose intolerance and the milking habit: A problem in biological and cultural interrelations},
  author={Dr. Frederick J. Simoons},
  journal={The American Journal of Digestive Diseases},
  year={1969},
  volume={14},
  pages={819-836}
}
This paper, in two parts, is intended to relate recent medical findings on differences in lactose tolerance among the world's peoples to research on the history of milking. In this section, Part I, the medical research is reviewed, the pattern of group differences in tolerance is sketched, and hypotheses are advanced for these differences and are then evaluated. The evidence supports a genetic etiology for the differences. It also demonstrates that the illness experienced by nonmilking… CONTINUE READING

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