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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
Cave man diet: or paleo diet focuses on meat fish ,nuts and fruit, It excludes milk legumes grains oil and salt This can affect the growth of a growing child and it ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes if done wisely: Yes, the Paleo Diet is safe for anyone to try, but it is crucial to eat only organic meats/dairy/eggs & wild seafood. I would eat primarily vegeta ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
34 years experience Bariatrics
Primitive diet: The idea of the Paleo diet is that we should eat what primitive man ate and this should make us healthier. Many doctors are concerned that this diet ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Don't: I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet. Youcan cut and paste this link to read my summary. www.mdprevent.blogspot.com.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Don't use a Paleo: Diet. Check out www.Drmcdougall.com and www.nutritionfacts.org for information on a healthy diet. Both doctors cite lots of research on the benefits ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Sort of: I think some of the reasoning is based on conjecture, but the diet actually does work well for many people. It is a gluten free diet, amongst other th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Of course: It's a diet, not a religious abstinence. I don't really know what our "paleolithic" ancestors ate or did, or how they stayed so healthy (if they actua ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Good but not easy: In certain respects it makes a lot of sense- eating the same whole foods our distant ancestors ate. Many modern illnesses are related to sugars & many ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
If: U r willing to live as a caveman = outside, find no available food at least 2 days/week, exercise 4 hours/day, then it is fine. If not, then eat mos ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, to do it right!: The paleo diet tries to reproduce the diet of our distant ancestors, who ate wild fish and game, not grains etc. Grain-fed meat is not as healthy ; th ... Read More
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