Paleolithic Diet Decreases Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes

Matthew Capowski

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Or so says a study from 2009 in the Journal of Cardiovascular Diabetology.

Background: Our aim was to compare the effects of a Paleolithic (‘Old Stone Age’) diet and a diabetes diet as generally recommended on risk factors for cardiovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes not treated with insulin.



Conclusion: Over a 3-month study period, a Paleolithic diet improved glycemic control and several cardiovascular risk factors compared to a Diabetes diet in patients with type 2 diabetes.

For more information visit the study: Beneficial effects of a Paleolithic diet on cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes: a randomized cross-over pilot study.
 
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