We Evolved to Eat Vegetables and Meat, Not Grains and Dairy

Some bad history (or prehistory) from the U. S. Department of Agriculture
Some bad history (or prehistory) from the U. S. Department of Agriculture

MyPlate is a graphic from the USDA that advises Americans how to eat. But I think it’s based on bad history (and bad biology too). It tells us to get almost half of our calories from grains and dairy. Yet through almost all of our history (or prehistory), we fed ourselves by hunting and gathering, and that didn’t involve grains or dairy. Continue reading “We Evolved to Eat Vegetables and Meat, Not Grains and Dairy”