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Devotees of the paleo diet, who eat meat, nuts and vegetables based on the belief that our ancestors relied on these foods, may be surprised to learn that may not be true at all. In a new study publis...
The paleo diet is basically a fantasy, according to Marlene Zuk, a professor of ecology, evolution and behavioral science. She told Der Spiegel: "Its supporters assume that, at a certain point in time, our ancestors were perfectly adapted to their environment. But those conditions presumably never existed."