by Sean Croxton
To starch or not to starch.
With so much emphasis these days on Paleo, low-carb, and low-glycemic, confusion abound over the role of starch in the human diet.
I prefer to keep it simple and recommend that we eat like our ancestors.
But were our ancestors starch eaters?
* isotope signatures of fossilized bone
* the structure of hominid teeth
* the diets of modern hunter-gatherers
Check out this quick clip from our show to hear Paul explain how our ancestors lived in open grasslands, and what it had to do with their starch consumption.