The Late Role of Grains and Legumes in the Human Diet, and Biochemical Evidence of their Evolutionar

The following article by by Loren Cordain, Ph.D. is a very insightful summary of the evidence for grains in our diet and provides an equally insighful high-level overview of the evolutionary discrodance theory for having grains in our diet and their potential link to modern disease.

 As stated on her site:

Based on and edited from postings made to the Paleodiet listgroup on 3/29/97, 4/9/97, 4/26/97, 4/29/97, 5/23/97, 6/3/97, 6/8/97, 6/11/97, 6/16/97, 6/23/97, 10/1/97, 1/22/98, and 3/30/98. Note that a much more comprehensive treatment of the issues in this article can be found in professor Cordain's recent peer-reviewed paper on the topic, "Cereal grains: humanity's double-edged sword." (1999) World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, vol. 84, pp. 19-73.

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