The "Paleo Diet" -- Back to the Stone Age?
We usually look to the latest nutrition research to uncover "super foods" that help promote weight loss and prevent disease. But should we be looking to the past instead of the present or even the future for these foods?
According to Loren Cordain, Ph.D., the healthiest diet is one that our ancestors ate 10,000 years ago – during the Paleolithic era.
Cordain is the founder of the "Paleo" movement. His diet, the Paleolithic Diet, restricts what you eat to foods the hunter-gathers of the Stone Age ate. Here's an example of what you can and can't eat: