The Paleolithic Prescription: A Program of Diet & Exercise and a Design for Living

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Harper & Row, 1988 - Medical - 306 pages
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In a startling new book a team of distinguished physicians and anthropologists tell how the diet and activity patterns of our prehistoric ancestors can be adopted today to achieve far greater physical and mental health, vitality and longevity.

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Eaton (a physician) and his co-authors contend that the greater part of our genetic make-up was established thousands of years ago in pre-agricultural hunting and gathering societies. Ill-suited for ... Read full review

Contents

The Paleolithic Legacy
1
Our Ancestors Ourselves
11
The Discordance Hypothesis
38
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About the author (1988)

Melvin Konner is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Anthropology and an associate professor and neurology at Emory University. A Fellow o f the American Association for the Advancement of Science, he lives in Atlanta.

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