Looks Like The Paleo Diet Wasn’t So Hot For Ancient Hunters’ Teeth

One of the hinge points in human history was the invention of agriculture. It led to large communities, monumental architecture and complex societies. It also led to tooth decay.

When hunter-gatherers started adding grains and starches to their diet, it brought about the “age of cavities.” At least that’s what a lot of people thought. But it turns out that even before agriculture, what hunter-gatherers ate could rot their teeth.”

Learn more from NPR.

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