Metabolic and physiologic improvements from consuming a paleolithic, hunter-gatherer type diet

  title={Metabolic and physiologic improvements from consuming a paleolithic, hunter-gatherer type diet},
  author={L. Frassetto and M. Schl{\"o}tter and M. Mietus-Synder and R. Morris and A. Sebastian},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  • L. Frassetto, M. Schlötter, +2 authors A. Sebastian
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • Background:The contemporary American diet figures centrally in the pathogenesis of numerous chronic diseases—‘diseases of civilization’. We investigated in humans whether a diet similar to that consumed by our preagricultural hunter-gatherer ancestors (that is, a paleolithic type diet) confers health benefits.Methods:We performed an outpatient, metabolically controlled study, in nine nonobese sedentary healthy volunteers, ensuring no weight loss by daily weight. We compared the findings when… CONTINUE READING
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