It is not a weight-loss regime such as the Atkins or Dukan diets. It is actually not a prescriptive diet at all, rather a pattern of eating.
It is based on a rural life where people ate what they grew. It has no preservatives. It is freshly picked, plucked and cooked.
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Humans evolved on a diet very different from today's eating habits. To be healthier, leaner, stronger and fitter, we must re-think our diet and remove some of the food groups we consider basic.
Paleo fans tend to overlook the fact that hunter-gatherers were not models of pristine health. Palaeolithic humans suffered from parasites, infectious diseases, and even atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries).
Better Blood Sugar Control. Itwas able to lower Hemoglobin A1C levels by up to 0.47 %, as compared with control diets.
Mental Health a 2018 study found those following a Mediterranean diet were 33% less likely to develop incident depression than those not following a Mediterranean diet.
Weight Management. Research has found that people do not gain weight when following a Mediterranean diet.
Reduces Inflammatory Markers.
Cancer Prevention. A meta-analysis found that those who adhered most closely to the Mediterranean diet had a lower risk of developing colorectal cancer, breast cancer, gastric cancer, liver cancer, head and neck cancer and prostate cancer.