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Here’s what we can learn about diet from our ancestors

Dukha reindeer herder Erdenebat Chuluu rests on a stick as he travels with his animals to visit neighbours near the village of Tsagaannuur, Khovsgol aimag, Mongolia, April 19, 2018. Chuluu has lived all his life in the centuries-old tradition of his Dukha ancestors, renowned for their reindeer-herding and hunter-gathering skills in the forests of the rugged Sayan Mountains straddling the Russian border. REUTERS/Thomas Peter   SEARCH "REINDEER HERDERS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. - RC1B60315D60

Skipping breakfast can be an effective way to reduce weight for some people, so say the hunter gatherers. Image: REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Tim Spector
Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, King\'s College London
Jeff Leach
Visiting Research Fellow, , King's College London
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