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Paleofacts or paleofantasies?

Jeff Leach Scientific American

Jeff Leach (photo above from Scientific American – click the image for the link) has re-wilded his gut microbiome by adopting the eating habits of the Hadza, a hunter gatherer group in Tanzania. He also gave himself a fecal transplantation from a Hadza donor…click here for a vivid first hand description

For discussion (no writing assignment for this week). After the journal discussions we will discuss the topics included in these readings.


  1. Excerpt from 2013, Paleofantasy by Marlene Zuk
  2.  Genne-Bacon Thinking evolutionarily about obesity.
  3. Jeff Leach Paleo microbiota

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Joe Alcock

Emergency Physician, Educator, Researcher, interested in the microbiome, evolution, and medicine

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