Food products like grains and dairy are not included in the Paleolithic diet
The study reports findings that a paleolithic diet
improves fat mass and metabolic parameters, including insulin sensitivity, glycaemic control and leptin, in subjects with T2DM after 12 weeks intervention, and noted that supervised exercise combined with this dietary change did not seem to enhance the effects on these outcomes, but did result in an increase in cardiovascular fitness.
It is probable that the Paleolithic diet
was much higher in Nrf2-raising nutrients than are our modern diets.
Advocates of the Paleolithic diet
suggested that consuming a diet similar to that consumed by our ancestors during the Paleolithic era could be more compatible with our genetic makeup, thus it might reduce the magnitude of diet-related lifestyle diseases .
Beneficial effects of a Paleolithic diet
on cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes: a randomized cross-over pilot study.
But the Paleolithic diet
does not hinge on stuffing bacon butties in your cakehole (more's the pity).
Branding itself a "fine food" venue, it claims to offer "a modern take on the Paleolithic diet
of our "cavemen" ancestors who lived off the land and ate fresh, seasonal, natural produce that encouraged energy, vitality and good health.