Humans are extraordinary. They stand upright, have hairless bodies and the largest brains for body weight of any large animal. How did this come to be? What part did diet play in this process?
The Paleo diet suggests that the best food to eat are those which we evolved on, and that many modern diseases are a consequence of the mismatch between our genes and the modern environment and diet. These posts explore these fascinating ideas.
Read Time: 13minutes Keir Watson presents his carefully argued hypothesis based on evolutionary considerations of hunter-gatherer feast-famine cycles, that explains why bitter foods stimulate cellular functions essential for health.