Some people choose to eat a paleo-style diet based on the idea that hunter-gatherer societies had less heart disease and other chronic diseases common in modern society – but did they really have less evidence of heart disease? A new study calls this into question and offers a possible explanation why heart disease may still have occurred in primitive societies.

Some people choose to eat a paleo-style diet based on the idea that hunter-gatherer societies had less heart disease and other chronic diseases common in modern society – but did they really have less evidence of heart disease? A new study calls this into question and offers a possible explanation why heart disease may still have occurred in primitive societies.

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Indigenous Australians have occupied the lands of Australia for some 40,000–60,000 years, during which time they developed a unique hunter gatherer diet, known as "bush tucker", drawn from regional Australian flora and fauna—such as the kangaroo. Australia was, from 1788 to 1900, a collection of British colonies in which culinary tastes were strongly influenced by British and Irish traditions - and agricultural products such as beef cattle, sheep and wheat became staples in the Australian…

Indigenous Australians have occupied the lands of Australia for some 40,000–60,000 years, during which time they developed a unique hunter gatherer diet, known as "bush tucker", drawn from regional Australian flora and fauna—such as the kangaroo. Australia was, from 1788 to 1900, a collection of British colonies in which culinary tastes were strongly influenced by British and Irish traditions - and agricultural products such as beef cattle, sheep and wheat became staples in the Australian…

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