Debunking the Paleo Diet - Archaeological Geneticist Dr.Christina Warinner

Christina Warinner, Ph.D., is co-director of the Laboratories of Molecular Anthropology and Microbiome Research (LMAMR) and an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oklahoma, which she joined in 2014. She also holds the title of Presidential Research Professor and is an adjunct professor of Periodontics at the University of Oklahoma’s College of Dentistry. She earned her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2010, and received her postdoctoral training at the University of Zurich, Switzerland (2010-2012) and the University of Oklahoma (2012-2014).

TED Fellow Christina Warinner is an expert on ancient diets. So how much of the diet phad the "Paleo Diet" is based on an actual Paleolithic diet? The answer is not really any of it.