Proceedings of Meetings and Symposia>Speech:  Warinner, Christina (June 19, 2014), Debunking The Paleo Diet, Retrieved on 2014-07-25
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    25 JUL 2014

     The Paleo Meat-Eater Myth

    So, myth one is that humans are evolved to eat meat and that Palaeolithic peoples consumed large quantities of meat. Humans have no known anatomical, physiological, or genetic adaptations to meat consumption. Quite the opposite, we have many adaptations to plant consumption. Take, for example, vitamin C. Carnivores can make their own vitamin C, because vitamin C is found in plants. If you don’t eat plants, you need to make it yourself. We can’t make it, we have to consume it from plants....
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    25 JUL 2014

     Lessons from the Real Paleo Diet

    And the answer is, ‘yes.’ I think there’s three main lessons we can learn: First, there’s no one correct diet, but diversity is the key. So, depending on where you live, you can eat very different things, but you need diversity. We lack the ability to synthesize many nutrients that we require for life, nutrients and vitamins, and we are required to get them from our foods. Eating a diet that’s rich in species, has high species diversity is very important. Now unfortunately in Ameri...
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