In our fast-paced world, as we look around us we see so many people are sick. It is easy to romanticise about the past and imagine, in a simpler, slower world, that people weren’t as sick.
If this seems a little naive to you, don’t laugh; this is the typical thinking of most people. Whole books have been written glorifying the diets of our ancestors of only 100 – 150 years ago, and whole dietary movements are based upon imagined views of what our ancestors back at the dawn of human history apparently ate or did not eat. Both opinions believe a more ‘traditional’ diet will produce better health.
Here are some facts about traditional diets for you to chew on: