70% of today's health care expenditures are for lifestyle-related chronic diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. From Arthritis and the common cold to diarrhea, all encouraged by eating a type of food that is perceived by most to be a healthy staple in our modern diet.
Humanoids have been around for around 7 million years, with the humanlike species of Homo erectus taking charge of the food chain around two million years ago. Our evolutionary peak (physically), as far as brain size, bone density and size, lean muscle mass, etc, was around 10,000 years ago. But from that time, we slowly started to get more sick and more overweight, new diet based diseases started sprouting up, and continue to ravage humans today, on epidemic levels. With the past 100 years seeing even larger spikes in these life-style related diseases (LRD).
What happened 10,000 years ago was the Agricultural revolution.
Our digestive systems have been evolving for millions of years, we have had nut...