The Paleolithic diet is also known as the Stone Age diet, Caveman diet and hunter-gatherer diet. It is a nutritional plan popularized in the mid-1970’s and is based on the likely ancient diet of wil...
d plants and animals that our ancestors habitually consumed during the Paleolithic era, a time frame of about 2.5 million years, which ended around 10,000 years ago with the development of the agriculture age. Focused on widely available modern variations of Paleolithic foods, the diet consists mainly of grass-fed pasture raised meats, fish, vegetables, roots ,fruit, and nuts. Excluded are grains, dairy products, salt, legumes, refined sugar, and processed oils. Paleolithic nutrition is centered on the concept that modern humans are genetically adapted to the diet of their Paleolithic kin and that human genetics have not substantially altered since the start of the agricultural age, and therefore that an ideal diet for human health is one that resembles this diet. Modern human populations subsisting on traditional diets similar to those of Paleolithic hunter-gatherers are largely free of diseases of affluence such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis and cancer.
Never miss a thing with our weekly newsletter. We'll send you the latest and greatest infographics, news and all things Visually.
Go ahead, you can always opt out anytime with just one click.
Switch to Wordpress Code
Click below to copy
Get Notified of New Infographics
Thank you for subscribing to the Visually newsletter.
Just one last thing: we've sent you an email asking you to confirm your subscription.
Tell your story visually before December 31st and get a free iPad Air!*
The holidays are a great time to tell your brand story. From Black Friday trends and Mobile Shopping guides to the Best and Worst Times to Book Travel and Thanksgiving etiquette, the Visually team will help you craft your brand's unique stories and raise your social profile during the noisy holiday season.