The lecture will be an overview of some evolutionary considerations of food. These include the concept of the paleolithic diet, which proposes that humans are healthiest when eating what our stone age ancestors ate. We will explore a variety of concepts through the lens of a Thanksgiving meal.
The following links contain the same information. If you want to print out the file, use the printer friendly link below:
Printer friendly handout:diethandout
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This link describes some of the differences between eating wild turkey (the paleolithic variety) and “broad-breasted white”, the most common bird found in grocery stores: About a Bird
Another good read is this recent New York Times article about disappointing results of multiple vitamin trials: Vitamin
Emergency Physician, Educator, Researcher, interested in the microbiome, evolution, and medicine