Keir Watson presents his carefully argued hypothesis based on evolutionary considerations of hunter-gatherer feast-famine cycles, that explains why bitter foods stimulate cellular functions essential for health.
Spoiler Alert! The Paleo diet included veggies. Recent evidence confirms the obvious: our hunter gatherer ancestors both hunted AND gathered.
Recent evidence has uncovered the use of herbal medicines amongst our closest evolutionary cousin. We look at the therepeutic properties of these herbs.
Listen Again: an excellent introduction into controversial theory that humans evolved in riverside / shoreline environments.
Miki Ben-Dor from Tel Aviv University brings his expertise of paleo-anthropology to bear on the question of whether cooked starches drove human evolution.
Recent claims that starchy tubers drove human brain evolution are put under the microscope. Studies of the Hadza suggest otherwise.
Watch our recent public talk on the role of seafood in brain health, evolution and female sexiness. (Three videos)
Milk and alcohol – which featured in Dr Feelgood’s 1978 hit of the same name – have opposing effects on gut health.
Unpicking the complexities of how human oral health changed with the advent of agriculture.
Cheap, delicious and nutritious. Bone marrow was a key Palaeolithic food.
Further evidence for ‘man the hunter’ origins Humans are the best long distance runners in the animal kingdom Recent analysis shows we have evolved superior
About 2 million year’s ago the human brain began an exponential growth in size, unparalleled in the animal kingdom. What propelled this remarkable development?