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Fats, Proteins and Carbs

Should You Eat Like a Caveman?

The latest nutrition fad goes back to the Stone Age. Is the “Paleo diet” a good idea?

June 2015 — Not since the TV-cartoon heyday of Fred Flintsone’s “modern Stone Age family” have cavemen been so in vogue. The Paleo Diet, a book by Loren Cordain, PhD, has been a bestseller since it was first published in 2002, and it has spawned a pile of cookbooks and a glossy magazine devoted to “modern day primal living.” A Google search for “Paleo diet” retrieves 7.7 million hits. Actor Chris Pratt credits the Paleo diet for getting him in shape to star as the buff hero in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.

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