Agricultural revolution with efficient production of grains, legumes, and potatoes, which are the very foods prohibited by the Paleolithic diet and discontinuation of a diet of mostly animal foods, believing that our ancestors actually did, marks the dawn of civilization that encompasses our advanced state of intellectual, cultural, and material development .
SUITABILITY OF THE PALEOLITHIC DIET TO MODERN HUMANS
40) The Mediterranean diet, while exceedingly healthier than the standard American diet, was also recently shown to be far less effective than a Paleolithic diet
including root veggies.
Moreover, paleolithic diets
were protein rich--about twice as high as contemporary diets--and essentially all from animal sources.
Some combination of the Mediterranean and Paleolithic diets
will be ideal for most people.
From a clinical perspective, I've often asked myself, is it possible that grain-limiting diets, paleolithic diets
, gluten-free diets, and carbohydrate-limiting diets are helpful because they also limit our exposure to mycotoxins?