A very interesting post by David Roberts “Low carb for Life”
Despite critics of the Paleo Diet one thing is certain, removal of processed food can only be a good thing. There are critics out there that claim the diet can result in calcium and fibre deficiency due to the elimination of dairy and ‘healthy’ whole grains and question, just how can it be proven that our diet back then consisted of mainly meat?
It is said that the profound changes in our ancestral diet that began with the introduction of agriculture 10,000 years ago, began too recent in our evolution for the human genome to adjust and as such, many of the so-called diseases of civilization have emerged, according to Paleo diet experts Boyd Eaton and Loren Cordain.
Food processing procedures introduced in the Industrial Period have fundamentally altered crucial nutritional characteristics of our previous two-million-year-old diet, resulting in what they and many others believe, have contributed to the diseases…
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