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Grains: 3 out of 4 People Should Avoid This Common Food


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Scientists have begun exploring what can be learned from the diet of cavemen who lived ago, based on vegetables, fruit, nuts, roots and meat. Cereals, potatoes, bread and milk were not featured at all.

It was only with the dawn of agriculture (around 10,000 years ago) that our diets evolved to include what we think of as staple foods now.


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