Athletes and the Paleo Diet

In case you’ve missed it, one of the latest nutrition trends among athletes is the Paleolithic diet, or just Paleo for short.  Popularized by Dr. Loren Cordain, it advocates eating only the foods that a caveman would have had access to.  Effectively, this means including only foods that could have been hunted or gathered (fish, meats, eggs, nuts, fruits, roots) in the Paleolithic era and excluding all foods that require farming or agriculture (wheat, rice, corn, beans, dairy products, potatoes, sugar, etc).
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