The Paleo Diet Is a Paleo Fantasy (imported news)

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Paleo lifestyle trends are popular at the moment—but they are rooted in evolutionary myths, says evolutionary biologist Marlene Zuk of the University of California–Riverside.


Andrea Toole‘s insight:

While I like the idea of paleo for its “eat real food” message, I agree with a lot of the article, especially this: “What’s harmful is when you misunderstand the way evolution works and end up worried that because humans didn’t use to do X, we shouldn’t do X now.” I also disagree with the headline and parts of the article. This makes it interesting to me.

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Edit: Mark Sisson of Mark’s Daily Apple agrees with me. Link below.

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