A brief review of the archaeological evidence for Palaeolithic and Neolithic subsistence

@article{Richards2002ABR,
  title={A brief review of the archaeological evidence for Palaeolithic and Neolithic subsistence},
  author={M. P. Richards},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2002},
  volume={56},
  pages={1270-1278}
}
  • M. Richards
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Knowledge of our ancestor's diets is becoming increasingly important in evolutionary medicine, as researchers have argued that we have evolved to specific type of ‘Palaeolithic’ diet, and many modern nutritional disorders relate to the mismatch between the diet to which we have evolved, and the relatively newer agricultural-based ‘Neolithic’ diets. However, what is the archaeological evidence for pre-agricultural diets and how have they changed over the four million years of hominid evolution… 

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