Does Science Back Up the Paleo Diet?


Does Science Back Up The Paleo Diet?

Fans of the paleo-diet are very dedicated ones. They report not only looking better, but also feeling better. Trace looks at whether this is just a passing fad, or if it deserves a closer look.

Does Science Back Up The Paleo Diet?

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Does Science Back Up The Paleo Diet?

Natural History Highlight- Investigating the Diet of Neanderthals

Does Science Back Up The Paleo Diet?

"Although no one can be sure what caused the Neanderthals to disappear, many theories have been proposed. One of those theories suggests that Neanderthals had a very focused diet."

Does Science Back Up The Paleo Diet?

The Paleo Diet: Caveman Cure-All or Unhealthy Fad?

Does Science Back Up The Paleo Diet?

"The idea of the Paleo diet has been around for decades, but it's really taken off over the last couple of years, with a slew of books, blogs, and a prominent podcast espousing its virtues. And no wonder—it has a compelling sales pitch."

Does Science Back Up The Paleo Diet?

The Beneficial Effects of a Paleolithic Diet on Type 2 Diabetes and Other Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Does Science Back Up The Paleo Diet?

"A 2009 report by Jönsson and colleagues in Cardiovascular Diabetology has highlighted the potential benefits of a Paleolithic diet for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). "

What's Wrong with the [____] Diet?

"From Oprah's liquid diet to Atkins' low carb diet, there are tons of fad diets out there each with plenty of health claims and scant scientific evidence to support them. A lot of these diets promise greater weight loss. These claims are unsubstantiated."

FOR INFORMATION ON THE PALEO DIET:

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Does Science Back Up the Paleo Diet?

Fans of the paleo-diet are very dedicated ones. They report not only looking better, but also feeling better. Trace looks at whether this is just a passing fad, or if it deserves a closer look.

Read More:

Natural History Highlight- Investigating the Diet of Neanderthals

http://www.mnh.si.edu/highlight/neanderthal_diet/

"Although no one can be sure what caused the Neanderthals to disappear, many theories have been proposed. One of those theories suggests that Neanderthals had a very focused diet."

The Paleo Diet: Caveman Cure-All or Unhealthy Fad?

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2011/07/the-paleo-diet-caveman-cure-all-or-unhealthy-fad/242621/

"The idea of the Paleo diet has been around for decades, but it's really taken off over the last couple of years, with a slew of books, blogs, and a prominent podcast espousing its virtues. And no wonder—it has a compelling sales pitch."

The Beneficial Effects of a Paleolithic Diet on Type 2 Diabetes and Other Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2787021/

"A 2009 report by Jönsson and colleagues in Cardiovascular Diabetology has highlighted the potential benefits of a Paleolithic diet for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). "

What's Wrong with the [____] Diet?

http://students.brown.edu/Brown_Nutrition/faddiets/

"From Oprah's liquid diet to Atkins' low carb diet, there are tons of fad diets out there each with plenty of health claims and scant scientific evidence to support them. A lot of these diets promise greater weight loss. These claims are unsubstantiated."

FOR INFORMATION ON THE PALEO DIET:

http://robbwolf.com/what-is-the-paleo-diet/

http://thepaleodiet.com/

http://ultimatepaleoguide.com/

http://www.paleo-project.com/

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