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Influence of Malnutrition on Lactose in Children Who Belong to Genetically Lactose Tolerant or Intolerant Tribes in Central Africa

  • H. L. Vis
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)

Abstract

Lactose malabsorption was studied in children of Central Africa. Three groups were investigated. The children of groups I and II belonged to a “lactose intolerant” tribe. Their age was below 5 years in group I and above 5 years in group II. The children of group III, aged less than 5 years, belonged to a tribe in which mixing of “lactose tolerant” (Tutsi) and “lactose intolerant” (Bantus) people is important.

Keywords

Normal Absorption Recovery Group Lactose Absorption Nutritional Biochemistry Lactose Malabsorption 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. L. Vis
    • 1
  1. 1.Free University of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

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