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by 155 · August 13, 2012 at 4:33 AM

I am an Orthodontist who is researching into the aetiology (UK spelling) of malocclusion- cause of crooked teeth and jaws, I've been asked to present at the Ancestral Health Symposium in Harvard next Sat AM. Before I start expounding on why I... (more)

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Jared_Krauss 0 · August 13, 2012 at 4:33 AM

I know so very little about all of the things you have said, but thankfully am not so dull-witted as to not be able to glean a little bit, here and there from all these posts. I will say that I would be very much interested, when it's written, to... (more)

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by 95 · October 08, 2011 at 9:21 PM

I discovered the Paleolithic diet just before the beginning of my third trimester of pregnancy, and adopted it immediately and fully (no grains, legumes, or dairy). My motivation was to better my own health and reduce my chances of serious... (more)

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Mitch_1 0 · October 08, 2011 at 9:21 PM

Being a dentist of 30 years I find the question of dental arch size particularly interesting. I have to imagine that nutrition plays physiologic a role. Genetics, however, plays a central role as well. I have to imagine that the non-crowded... (more)

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by 20469 · August 03, 2012 at 1:32 PM

The famous Weston Price long ago did a study of 'primitive' people, noting their facial structure seemed different on their native diets than if they had been switched to more modern diets. Synopsis... (more)

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JJ 0 · October 15, 2010 at 5:48 PM

Stephan did a nice series a while ago. Very readable with a ton of info. If I recall correctly, the main point was that the mother's nutrition and early childhood nutrition can have a dramatic effect on cranial, facial, and jaw development. [Edit:... (more)

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by 3112 · October 15, 2011 at 10:06 PM

This is a little out of left field, but why have we not seen any babies from a paleo couple that had the full dental arch that Weston Price talks about? Ryan has been posting some very interesting stuff on fixing malocclusion during... (more)

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miked_2 0 · September 24, 2011 at 12:28 AM

Well I just had a Paleo baby (well my wife did) 5 days ago and his face is definitely wider than both of ours. We'll see how he develops since he'll be eating a 100% Paleo diet ad long as we can control that.