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I'm also lactose intolerant. Did you know humans are the only

Posted by mammal that continues to have milk/milk products SM on Tue, Jun 01 2021 at 08:42 AM CDT:

In Reply to: Anyone here gluten free? Or allergic to it? I looked up (SM) posted by SJK on Fri, May 28 2021 at 10:57 AM CDT:

after weaning?

"The reason for this inability to digest milk comes from the fact that mammals stop producing the enzyme lactase once motherís milk becomes unavailable." But in humans, it looks like some cultures developed a switch in a gene that allows them to continue to digest lactase.

fwiw, I started buying lactose-free dairy and my symptoms went away. I'm obviously not part of the 30% of humans who can tolerate dairy.

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