Study: Lactose intolerance not as prevalent as thought

10/21/2009 | FoodNavigator

A National Dairy Council-sponsored study found that lactose-intolerance rates in the U.S. are much lower than previously estimated. The study found a self-reported 7.72% intolerance among European-Americans, 10.05% in Hispanic-Americans and 19.5% for African-Americans, compared with previous estimates of 15%, 50% and 80% for the groups, respectively.

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