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TWIW 44: A true Paleo diet includes carbs

Episode 44
4 days ago
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This Week In Wellness research published in the journal Science has shown that humans consumed high carb roasted potatoes as long ago as 170,000 years and that it may have played a significant role in our evolution.

While some proponents of the ‘Paleo Diet’ recommend followers cut out carbs in favour of high protein or high-fat foods citing our evolutionary past as evidence, new research has shown that roasted potatoes were consumed over 170,000 years ago and may have played a crucial role in our evolution.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2020/01/02/true-paleo-diet-should-include-carbs-according-archaeologists/

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/367/6473/87?intcmp=trendmd-sci

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