Thursday, March 17, 2011

Interesting Reviews of the "Paleolithic Diet"

This article, GOOD Asks the Experts: Is The "Paleolithic Diet" Really Better?gives us opinions from unbiased, evolutionary scientists.  It is quite interesting.  

Common themes from the experts are: we are definitely meat eaters but how much meat is optimal and how much our ancestors ate is up for debate, avoiding processed food is a good idea, and calling it the "Paleo Diet" or "Paleolithic Diet" is too vague.

Dr. Eades' Nutritional Formulator
Many in the paleo nutrition world also feel the term "paleo diet" is distracting to the underlying science behind avoiding foods we just don't tolerate in great quantities.  I would stear you to Dr. Michael Eades M.D. and his formula for how he determines the best nutrition is for himself and his patients.  Here is a graphical representation of what he practices.


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