We drink milk because it contains nutrients important for our dental and general health. Scientists researching the question of how we got started drinking milk have found some interesting evidence on ancient human teeth.
Human dental calculus is a mineralized form of plaque, and for the first time researchers have found milk proteins in the calculus extracted from ancient remains.
Scientists are interested in understanding how and why some humans are affected by lactose differently than others.
Read the full article here: Ancient dental plaque: A ‘whey’ into our milk drinking past?
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