8/31/2009

Worldwide, more than 60% of adults are unable to digest lactose, with the undigested sugars leading to cramping, flatulence, bloating and other symptoms. While some 90% of northern Europeans are able to digest lactose after childhood, only 5% of Asians, 25% of African and Caribbean peoples, and half of Mediterranean peoples are lactose tolerant.

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