A Palaeolithic diet improves glucose tolerance more than a Mediterranean-like diet in individuals with ischaemic heart disease

@article{Lindeberg2007APD,
  title={A Palaeolithic diet improves glucose tolerance more than a Mediterranean-like diet in individuals with ischaemic heart disease},
  author={Staffan Lindeberg and Tommy J{\"o}nsson and Yvonne E Granfeldt and E. Borgstrand and J. Soffman and Kristina Sj{\"o}str{\"o}m and Bo Ahr{\'e}n},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={50},
  pages={1795-1807}
}
Most studies of diet in glucose intolerance and type 2 diabetes have focused on intakes of fat, carbohydrate, fibre, fruits and vegetables. Instead, we aimed to compare diets that were available during human evolution with more recently introduced ones. Twenty-nine patients with ischaemic heart disease plus either glucose intolerance or type 2 diabetes were randomised to receive (1) a Palaeolithic (‘Old Stone Age’) diet (n = 14), based on lean meat, fish, fruits, vegetables, root vegetables… CONTINUE READING
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