Paleolithic diet

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Paleolithic diet

A diet that mimics the food choices of modern hunter-gatherer societies or primitive human cultures. It includes nuts, fruits, vegetables, wild game, and fish and typically derives about 21% of its calories from fat. See: evolution diet.
See also: diet
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A model of fossil tooth and bone diagenesis: Implications for paleodiet reconstruction from stable isotopes.
Some biochemical aspects of carbon isotope paleodiet studies.
The study uses isotope analysis to try to determine the mobility patterns and paleodiet of peoples in this region in these eras, by looking at strontium isotope levels in vegetation regions and bone samples, and oxygen isotope levels in drinking water sources and bone samples.
While the levels of refined carbohydrates and sugars that we eat are undoubtably unhealthy, we don't really know what our ancestors ate and research is showing that, at least in certain parts of the world, they probably ate a lot more starch and carbohydrates than previously thought, so there is no such thing as the 'perfect paleodiet'.
The paleodiet study, which compares the diets of Mesolithic and Neolithic groups, is also part of the Neolithic debate.
An application of the linear regression technique for determining length and weight of six fish taxa: the role of selected fish species in Aleut paleodiet, 123 p.