TeamMemberDatabase/Journal ArticleCitationSummaryStatementDatabase/Journal ArticleCitationSummaryStatementJoyellenBraden“Metablolic andphysiologicimprovements fromconsuming a paleolithic,hunter-gatherer typediet.”By: L.A. Frassetto1, MSchloetter1, M Synder1,R C Morris Jr1 and A.Sebastian1. EuropeanJournal of ClinicalNurtrition(2009) 63, 947-955;doi:10.1038/ejcn.2009.4;published online 11February 2009After doing a stufy of 9 non-obese individuals it wasdetermined in this study thatwhen compared to the useddiet the Paleolithic (caveman)Diet: reduces BP, reducesplasma insulin, has a largereduction in total cholesterol,low density lipoproteins, andtriglycerides. Eight of the nineparticipants demonstratedthese results. As stated in thearticle references to the left,“Even short-termconsumption of a paleolothictype diet improves BP andglucose tolerance, decreasesinsulin sensitivity andimproves lipid profiles withoutweight loss in healthysedentary humans.”“A paleolithic diet ismore satiating percalorie than amediterranean-likediet in individualswith ishemic heartdisease.” By:Jonsson T, GranfeldtY, Erlanson-Albertsson C, AhrenB, Lindeberg S.Department ofClinical Science,B11 BMC, Universityof Lund, SE-221 84Lund, Sweden.TommyJonsson@med.lu,seStudies havebeen conducedthat compared totheMediterraneandiet and thePaleolithic diet.They havebrought forthconclusions thatsuggest that the“Caveman Diet”is more satiatingper calorie thanaMediterranean-like diet.
Team Member Website Summary StatementAshton Raines http://thepaleodiet.comThe website containsinformation on what youare to eat and what youare to avoid. The websitegives examples of dailymenus. It also gives youthe chance to buy otherresources to help furtheryour understanding of thediet.The website containssound information thatgives the neededinformation to start andmaintain the Paleolithicdiet.
TeamMemberWebsite SummaryStatementJournal ArticleCitationSummaryStatementVictoriaBracewellhttp://www.webmd.com/diet/features/diet-review-the-caveman-paleo-diet“Clinical trials haveshown that the PaleoDiet is the optimum dietthat can lower the risk ofcardiovascular disease,blood pressure, markersof inflammation, helpwith weight loss, reduceacne, and promoteoptimum health andathletic performance.”- Loren Cordain, PhD,Colorado stateUniversity professor andauthor of The PaleoDiet.“ The CavemanDiet, also calledthe Paleolithic(or Paleo),Stone Age, andWarrior diets, isa plan based oneating plantsand wildanimals similarto whatcavemen arepresumed tohave eatenaround 10,000years ago.”“Can living like acaveman preventdisease and make youlean and fit? Somedoctors argue that oneof the hottest wellnesstrends is also one ofthe healthiest.”Graham, Tyler. "ThePaleo Diet and theCase for PrimalLiving." Mens JournalLLC. (2012): n. page.Web. 19 Jun. 2013.http://www.mensjournal.com/magazine/the-paleo-diet-and-the-case-for-primal-living-20130226“ In 1985, a pair ofresearchers published aprovocative paperleveraging the fact that,while the humanspecies has existed forabout 2 million years,grain production is only12,000 years old, andthe rise of processedfoods- new to human son an evolutional scare-mirrors our uptick ofweight gain and chronicdisease. Cavemen didnot suffer from thesedisease, because theirdiet consisted of mostlymeat, vegetables, andsome fruit. The Paleomovement startedcollection membersslowly by steadilygrowing. “
Breakfast 1 Hard Boiled Egg3 oz. of Grilled Chicken1 cup (8 oz.) of grapesWaterSnack(if hungry)1 apple¼ cup (2 oz.) of walnutsWaterLunch 3 oz. of Shrimp in Salad (unlimited amount of veggies)1 tsp. of olive oil and lemon1 cup (8 oz.) of cranberriesWaterSnack(if hungry)1 cup (8 oz.) of mixed berries24 almondsHerbal Tea (8 oz.)WaterSupper 3 oz. Grilled Salmon1 cup or more (8 oz.) steamed vegetables1 cup (8 oz.) asparagus 1 cup - mixed fruit
Personal Diet ListFood Item NumberofServingsServing Size Total gramsPINEAPPLE-RAW 0.5 1 CUPDICEDPIECES77.5 gramsCHERRIES-SOUR-RED-RAW 0.5 1 CUPW/PITS51.5 gramsASPARAGUS-RAW 1 1 c 134 gramsCARROTS-RAW 0.5 1 CUPSHREDDED55 gramsCAULIFLOWER-RAW 0.5 1 CUP 1 INPIECES50 gramsBROCCOLI-RAW 0.5 1 CUPCHOPPED44 gramsFINFISH-SALMON-PINK-COOKED-DRY HEAT3 1 OZ 85 gramsTEA-HERB-OTHER THAN CHAMOMILE-BREWED1 1 c 236.8 gramsNUTS-ALMONDS-DRY ROASTED-UNBLANCHED-WO/SALT ADDED0.25 1 CUPWHOLEKERNELS34.5 gramsBLUEBERRIES-RAW 0.25 1 CUP 36.25 gramsSTRAWBERRIES-RAW 0.5 1 CUP 74.5 gramsRASPBERRIES-RAW 0.25 1 CUP 30.75 gramsCRANBERRIES-RAW 1 1 CUPWHOLE95 gramsLEMON JUICE-RAW 1 1 tsp 5.07 gramsOIL-OLIVE-SALAD OR COOKING 1 1 tsp 4.5 gramsTOMATOES-RED-RIPE-RAW-YR ROUND AVERAGE1 1 TOMATO2-3/5 IN123 gramsCUCUMBER-RAW 0.5 1 CUPSLICES52 gramsSPINACH-RAW 1 1 CUPCHOPPED56 gramsLETTUCE-ICEBERG (INCLUDES CRISPHEADTYPES)-RAW3 1 LEAF 60 gramsFISH/SHELLFISH-SHRIMP-MIXED SPECIES-RAW3 1 OZ 85 gramsNUTS-WALNUTS-BLACK-DRIED 2 1 oz 56.7 gramsAPPLES-RAW-W/SKIN 1 1 CUPSLICES110 gramsGRAPES-AMERICAN TYPE (SLIP SKIN)-RAW1 1CUPWO/RF92 gramsCHICKEN-ROASTING-MEAT ONLY-CKD-ROASTED3 1 oz 85.05 gramsBy: VictoriaBracewell
Adequacy: The Paleolithic Diet Supports the intake of adequate amounts of theessential nutrients, fiber, carbohydrates included in the wide variety of raw fruits andvegetables, as well as meats and oils. Balance: This diet stresses balance between oils and meats and fruits andvegetables that are allowed. The Paleo Diet also supports portion sizes that balanceenergy intake with physical exercise; though it does not limit the variety of foods at anindividual’s disposal. Calorically Sounds: With the Paleolithic Diet, one may eat until one is full and thereis no need whatsoever to feel as if you are starving yourself for lack of food. Theportions are yours to command provided you balance each within the list of healthyfoods recommended. Nutrient Density: The Paleolithic Diet encourages foods that are rich in both theessential and nonessential vitamins and minerals. As long as a person balances andvaries the foods well, they should have no problem whatsoever in achieving their dailyneeds. Variety: There is only one limitation to a traditional “Caveman Diet” and that is thatthe diet does not encourage dairy products or grains or sugars. However, there arereally no other foods that are discouraged in the diet provided they meet the goals setby the individual.
Expense: The only true expense involved in maintain The Paleo Diet is the cost of thefresh fruits and vegetables as well as the organic foods if you choose to do so. (Trulywhen you weigh the money issues with the possible benefits of healthy eating, theexpense really does not seem great at all.) Time: The Paleolithic Diet does require some preparation where meals areconcerned. If one were to want to give one’s family a true taste of the “Caveman”experience, it would take some needed time to prepare a true masterpiece. But, if aperson simply wanted to improve their health with the fresh fruits and vegetables,nuts and meats this diet requires, the only preparation would be to slice thevegetables, make a pot of soup of plan for the whole week. Based on Scientific Support: The Paleolithic Diet is also excellent for those who wishto lower their blood pressure or for diabetics who are looking for a variety of foodsthat do not increase the load placed on their pancreas and that they may consumewhether they require insulin or not. The Paleolithic Diet has something for everyoneregardless of circumstances. Other: This diet, is a very healthy diet. It does not limit on foods. It just specifies to eata variety, and with a healthy balance of all natural foods rather than store acquiredready to eat meals with the unhealthy additives.