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Audio long-read: How ancient people learned to love carbs

How ancient people fell in love with bread, beer and other carbs, read by Nick Petrić Howe

While the idea that early humans subsisted mainly on meat persists, archaeologists are increasingly understanding that ancient people have actually long been in love with carbs, even before the advent of agriculture.

This is an audio version of our feature: How ancient people fell in love with bread, beer and other carbs

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-01998-6

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