Monthly Archives: August 2012

A new paper in Nature lends support to the evolution of the Homo genus toward specialisation (in hunting)

I would intuitively argue that evolutionary adaptations, in any species, are more frequently associated with the need to obtain nourishment than with any other need, including sex.

The question of whether the Homo genus trended toward dietary specialisation or generalisation is thus of prime … Read the rest

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How varied could past Paleo diets have been and does it really matter?


From time to time a prominent Paleolithic researchers of one discipline or another remark, apparently in reference to popular Paleo dogma, that: “there were many Paleo diets” or that “there was no single Paleolithic diet”. The last one to … Read the rest

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