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Scientific American on Paleo Diet

Scientific American bags on the Paleo diet primarily because Paleolithic diets varied so much from region to region. For example, the diet of the Arctic Paleolithic hunter/gatherer was very different from that of the Central American hunter/gatherer. Reasonable argument. Another … Continue reading

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Marijuana Fed Pigs, Saturated Fats, & The Science Behind Brining

Butcher BB Ranch Is Feeding Marijuana to Pigs Mixing the fresh herby greens to the regular pig slop adds fiber to the pigs’ diet and reportedly gave the meat a more savory bite. Von Schneidau hopes to do a blind taste … Continue reading

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Eating Meat Made Us Human, Suggests New Skull Fossil

  Charles Choi has a post on Live Science that takes on the recent debate as to whether or not early humans were hunters. Some archaeologists maintain that early humans relied more heavily upon scavenging and gathering rather than  hunting, thus eating a diet less focused on meat … Continue reading

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