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Anthropologist Debunks the Paleo Diet-Dr Christina Warinner

14 May

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This poorly titled lecture by Christina Warinner, an archaeological anthropologist at the University of Oklahoma who, for the past ten years has been researching our food in the past by looking at the dental calculus of ancient human remains and using this to go back in time to calculate what our ancestors ate.

For someone with such an insight into the human diet, it is unfortunate that she found it necessary to claim to ‘debunk’ the Paleo diet of today stating that the diets philosophy is that agricultural diets are terrible and we should all be eating nothing but meat like the cave men of our past, that all our problems started 10,000 years ago when agriculture began and that this diet certainly does not include foods like grains legumes or dairy and that Paleo has no basis in the archaeological record.

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