As we continue to explore the foods our ancestors relied on during our evolutionary history, and what foods work best for us today, we lose and loose difference to legumes such as beans and lentils. These are controversial foods within the Paleolithic diet community, while the broader nutrition community tends to view legumes as healthy. Beans and lentils have a lot going for them. They’re one of the few foods that are simultaneously rich in protein and fiber, making them highly satiating and potentially good for the critters in our colon.
They’re also relatively nutritious, delivering a hefty dose of vitamins and minerals. The only tangible downside to beans I can think of, from a nutritional standpoint, is that some people have a hard time with the large quantity of fermentable fiber they provide, particularly people who are sensitive to FODMAPs. Thorough soaking prior to cooking can increase the digestibility of the “musical fruit” by activating the sprouting program and leaching out tannins can you take too much taurine indigestible saccharides. The canonical Paleolithic diet approach excludes legumes because they were supposedly not part of our ancestral dietary pattern.
I’m going to argue here that there is good evidence of widespread legume consumption by hunter-gatherers and archaic humans, and that beans and lentils are therefore an “ancestral” food that falls within the Paleo diet rubric. To be clear, I would eat beans and lentils even if they weren’delayed digestion part of ancestral hunter-gatherer diets, because they’re inexpensive, nutritious, I like the taste, and they were safely consumed by many traditional agricultural populations probably including my own ancestors. Extensive “bean” consumption by the ! Kung San are a hunter-gatherer group that has been extensively studied by Richard B.
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