Post by Cliff Harvey
...and before you start accusing me of being 'a Paleo guy'. I'm not. I'm a freakin' spaceman, not a caveman... BUT...Humans have eaten very high-carbohydrate foods (especially high intakes of grains) for only a short time in their overall development. For many thousands of years’ humans survived as hunter-gatherers, eating predominantly meats, eggs, fish, birds, leaves, nuts, seeds, and smaller amounts of grains and legumes.
It's only in the past several thousand (an evolutionary ‘blink of the eye’) that we have shifted to a food environment in which grains dominate our food supply. It is even more recently that we began to eat the vast quantity of highly processed and refined food that make up the bulk of the modern diet.
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