Can the Paleo Diet Improve Your Health?
When our caveman ancestors roamed the earth thousands and thousands of years ago during the Paleolithic era, they relied on hunting and gathering to survive. Over time, along with the rise of agriculture — and eventually computers and other modern conveniences — humans became more sedentary. The result: greater health problems such as heart disease, diabetes and food intolerances.
But could going back to our prehistoric roots improve overall health? That’s the premise behind the paleo diet, which has gained a steadily growing following over the last few years. Here’s everything you need to know to decide if this blast from the past is the answer to a healthier life for you.