Methodological problems with the test of the Paleo diet by Lamont et al. (2016).
Letter to the Editor Open Access Published: 27 June 2016 Methodological problems with the test of the Paleo diet by Lamont et al. (2016) N Cofnas Nutrition & Diabetes volume 6, pagee214(2016)Cite this article
Main Some studies of the twentieth-century hunter–gatherer diets have found them to be low in carbohydrates and high in fat, relative to the Department of Agriculture’s dietary guidelines.1, 2, 3 Although there is a disagreement regarding the carbohydrate content of the ancestral human diet,4 advocates of Paleolithic diets who hold that high-carbohydrate foods were not frequently eaten by our pre-agricultural ancestors have recommended low-carbohydrate high-fat diets (LCHFDs) as a way to possibly prevent obesity and ameliorate some diseases, including diabetes.1, 2