Re: milk and human sociobiology

Larry Caldwell (
24 Jan 1997 00:13:55 -0800

In article <5c419b$>, Mennen) wrote:

> Does lactose intolerance (LI) really lead to differnetial reproductive
> rates and ultimately, success or failure? Persons with LI can deal with
> milk products but get gassy and crampy, etc. It is not fatal.

It's fairly easy to remove lactose from milk by fermentation. Lactose
is simply milk sugar. It is not significant in cheese, yogurt, cottage
cheese, or fermented buttermilk.

-- Larry