Ancient Europeans were lactose intolerant. The study found that they drank the milk anyway. – Washington Post

Comment on this story Suspension A group of scientists has concluded that ancient Europeans drank milk for thousands of years despite the digestive problems it may have caused, casting doubt on theories about how humans evolved to tolerate it. Scientists have long speculated that an enzyme needed to avoid digestive upsets developed rapidly in populations …

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