Primal or Caveman Diet--Hoax or Healthy?
Copyright 2015, and all prior years, zoomhealth.net, all rights reserved.
Privacy Policy

Disclaimer


Continued from page 1

Primal or Caveman Diet -- Hoax or Healthy?


Related Links

The Dukan Diet -Is It Safe?

Eat for Your Blood Type -- Hoax or Effective?


Do Vegan Diets Change Your Hormones?

Boring Meals Help You Lose Weight


Diabetes and High Blood Pressure?-What You Should Eat

The Genius of Small Plates in Helping Weight Loss

How Often Do You Need a Colonoscopy, Really?

Ideal Diet to Prevent an Aneurysm

10 Best Abs on the Planet-2010 Rankings
Why Are My Hands Tingling-Causes and Top 10 Natural Remedies
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome-Top 10 Remedies
Restless Legs Syndrome-Causes and Remedies
November 24, 2010, last updated September 28, 2015
By Louise Carr, Contributing Columnist





 


Is the Caveman Diet the Missing Link?

 


The time it takes to plan meals, shop for the correct foods and cook in the right way, and the money it'll take to exist on a diet of organic, grass-fed meat and fresh Alaskan salmon, prevents problems for many health-conscious followers.

Many people find it hard to stick to the caveman diet. Opponents of the diet say it's unrealistic to ape the behavior of cavemen in today's world, and that one of the reasons cavemen were apparently so healthy and lean is due to the activity they had to undertake to find their dinner.

Let's face it, unless we live in the wilderness we're not likely to need to, or even be able to, catch all our own food, and all the time in the gym doesn't equal the calories a caveman burned simply trying to stay alive. So is the caveman diet worth it? Many studies point to the benefits of certain elements of the caveman or primal diet such as increased levels of antioxidants, omega-3s, vitamins and minerals. All these benefit your health in different ways but they can also be found without sticking to such a rigid diet.

Ultimately, it's up to you if you want to eat like a caveman to lose weight or gain health benefits, but there's no conclusive evidence that we can thrive today by eating like our ancient ancestors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Most Viewed:  Diabetes and High Blood Pressure-What Should You Eat?   

                                      21 Healthy Meals for Diabetics with High Blood Pressure

                                      What It Means When Your Heart Skips a Beat
                                   
                                      What Your Handwriting Says About Your Health
                                     
                                      What Your Fingernails Say About Your Health
                                      The Caveman Diet-Hoax or Healthy?

                                      Restless Leg Syndrome-Causes and Cures


Read more about these related health conditions:

Male Menopause - 7 Proven Natural Remedies

How Often Do You Need a Colonoscopy, Really?

Bronchitis --10 Natural Remedies / Bronchial Spasms -Causes and Cures /Why Are My Hands Tingling? -Causes and Remedies/ Tree Pollen Allergies -What to Do

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






Increase your health IQ.
Subscribe in a reader

Subscribe to Zoomhealth -Today's Health News

About Us

Contact Us

Partner With Us

Careers

Home > Diets >> You Are Here



zoomHealth