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Infographic: You Are Not A Caveman

Paleo is not about imitating cavemen, because you are not a caveman. Sure, you have advantages that cavemen didn’t have (sanitized water, modern hospitals, antibiotics, vegetables through the winter…) but you also have problems that cavemen didn’t have.

Adapting a Paleo diet to modern life sometimes means changing “what cavemen probably did,” because you’re dealing with problems that simply didn’t exist in the Paleolithic. It’s about keeping the basic concepts of evolutionary nutrition, but applying them to the new situation:

You Are Not A Caveman Infographic

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