As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
Tag: lactose intolerant
Scientists have completed the first long-term study of children allergic to milk who were treated with an experimental therapy based on giving them small doses of milk. Three to five years later, some kids remained free of allergic symptoms. But for others, severe reactions to milk had resumed.
Thousands of years ago, ancient farmers gained the ability to consume milk as adults without getting an upset stomach. A remarkable mutation let some of them digest lactose sugar. But scientists still puzzle over why that mutation persisted and became prevalent in modern humans.