The Paleolithic Prescription: A Program of Diet and Exercise and a Design for Living

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A physician-anthropologist team tells how adopting the diet and activity patterns of our prehistoric ancestors can greatly improve health.

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Eaton (a physician) and his co-authors contend that the greater part of our genetic make-up was established thousands of years ago in pre-agricultural hunting and gathering societies. Ill-suited for ... Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Melvin Konner is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Anthropology and an associate professor and neurology at Emory University. A Fellow o f the American Association for the Advancement of Science, he lives in Atlanta.

Marjorie Shostak was a Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology at Emory University and an award-winning photographer.

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