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Post by GORDEN » Sun Feb 19, 2006 8:33 am

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why is that babies can live on milk for more than a yaer while adults can not :?:

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Post by victor » Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:00 am

because of their metabolism product necessity...or...just compare between adults bodies and baby's...:wink:
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Post by cool A-level student » Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:51 am

adults have alot more cells to feed and so need more nutrients, look in a text book in the dietary requirements and you should see the differences in metabolism over the years

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Post by Dr.Stein » Fri Feb 24, 2006 6:51 am

The availability of enzyme to digest milk 8)
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Post by cardiorrhexis » Sat Feb 25, 2006 5:45 am

GORDEN wrote:[
why is that babies can live on milk for more than a yaer while adults can not :?:


It's not that their body CAN live on it....it's that they SHOULD live on it because:
1. They get passive immunity from mom
2. They're stomachs are not able to digest solids right away
3. No teeth for grinding food

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