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 today's environment, our bodies are struggling to survive a disturbing array of diseases of civilization. Although their approach is novel, what the authors recommend is what most doctors advise for good health: a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet, regular exercise, and avoidance of tobacco and excessive alcohol. They offer several conjectural chapters on the status and contributions of early women and the benefits to children of a natural upbringing. A thoughtful, if somewhat belabored, book. Anne Twitchell, EPA Headquarters Lib., Washington, D.C.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060916354
Book Description Harpercollins, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060916354