I could have mis-quoted – I’ve been known to do that on occasion due to a poor memory on some things (and I apologize for not taking time to research my statement before posting that… I assumed whale blubber would be a saturated fat, bad me). Remove the word “saturated” from my sentence above, and you should have a better statement from the book…
Thanks for posting the links and correcting me!
Another thing that came out of that population-variety study, was how different groups of people evolved different digestive specialties. I.e. people who traditionally ate lots of starch, developed more amylase production genes.
Backup info here: http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v39/n10/abs/ng2123.html
So… some people can eat that potato and not have a problem, others can eat the same potato, but have high blood sugar for hours. It’s not the potato’s fault – blame your parents! :)