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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Since paleo vegans combine the Paleolithic diet with a vegan one, they tend to avoid meat and fish.
Although agreed on the qualitative characteristics, proponents of the Paleolithic diet have not agreed on the relative proportions and amounts of macro and micronutrients.
David is an advocate of the paleolithic diet, commonly known as the caveman diet.
2 ( ANI ): An American man has not looked back since he started a paleolithic diet five years ago to treat his mystery illness, that killed his appetite and made him puke everything he ate.
Boyd Eaton, the Emory University professor who co-wrote The Paleolithic Prescription in 1988, which helped start the Paleo movement, says that he eats a "soft version" of the Paleolithic diet, which includes whole grains, low-fat dairy foods, and wine.
As an introduction to the concept of the paleolithic diet it had about as much credibility as Fred's own appetite for bronto burgers, but it may have contained a hint of truth in its mention of eggs.
Now that yummy, bacteria-laden "Veggie Booty" is unavailable, soccer-mom food fascists may want to put Junior on the Paleolithic diet, modeled after the food consumption of Stone Age (seriously) humans.