Real Paleolithics Ate Carbs?

This looks like it seriously disrupts the folklore of popular hunter-gatherer diets like the “Paleolithic Diet”. People have been eating breads, whole grains and other complex carbs for a lot longer than previously thought.

Starch grains found on 30,000-year-old grinding stones suggest that prehistoric man may have dined on an early form of flat bread, contrary to his popular image as primarily a meat-eater.

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2 thoughts on “Real Paleolithics Ate Carbs?”

  1. Good to know. I’ve been rolling around this Paleo thing for a while now, wondering if there’s something to it. Seems absurd that humans aren’t “designed” to eat grains when they’re an important part of the diet of so many cultures around the world.

    BTW, your full article link is broken…

  2. Thanks for putting the word “designed” in quotes, that drives me crazy when people talk about anatomy that way too. The link is fixed, thanks for the heads up.

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