Originally Posted by Jeffrey White
*I completely disagree with the statement of "Grains are an important food for all of the modern cultures with the longest lifespans" and do not believe WHATSOEVER that you have shown any proof or evidence that this is so. And I would easily counter that modern Hunter-Gatherer tribes have shown that without grains they are able to live long lifespans. Few if any ever die by "western diseases".
*heavy sigh* Believe what you want.
I completely agree that modern hunter-gatherer tribes are able to do just fine without grains. I do not believe and have not claimed that grains are essential. The claim that I have a problem with is that *only* diets with minimal grains are healthy, and that *all* grains should be avoided by *all* people.