Humans Are Apex Predators For The Last Two Million Years
According to a study on the diets of our Pleistocene predecessors, Paleolithic food was anything but slim and healthy.
The balanced diet of berries, nuts and the occasional steak that comes to mind when we think of "paleo diet” is not precisely the case. The idea of what the “paleo diet” originally was has been misrepresented by modern hunter-gatherers. This comparison is pointless because hunter-gatherer tribes had access to large game two million years ago, whereas modern hunter-gatherer societies do not. Homo sapiens and their ancestors abandoned this idealized diet in favor of a meat-heavy diet for around 2 million years, which propelled them to the top of the food chain.
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