THE ARTICLE by Cordain et al1 in this issue of the ARCHIVES represents an interesting departure for a contemporary, peer-reviewed medical journal. While the present-day emphasis is on controlled, double-blinded clinical studies that pass the muster for evidence-based medicine, the report by Cordain et al is observational, and the only control is the dietary limitations characteristic of 2 isolated nonwesternized populations.
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