The benefits of the paleo diet stem from it being based on the diets of our paleolithic ancestors. So it naturally follows that even greater benefits can be found by going back to diets even further in our evolutionary history.
Instead of merely looking at the paleolithic era I've used my celebrity chef powers to look further back at our ancestors from the Early to Middle Triassic period of about 250–240 BC.
Scientists indicate that man evolved from a creature of this period called Cynognathus crateronotus who was a rather hot looking dude (I'm clearly a direct relative).
This little critter ate nothing but pure meat and given the only meat that was readily around was dinosaurs, this has given me a great idea - a diet built entirely on eating reptiles, preferably the ones that are similar to those around in the Triassic period.
I call this diet SuperPaleo (Triassic) - Even More Awesome Than Paleo. TM ©
For those that aren't aware there are some minor modifications needed to your normal diet to achieve the obvious health benefits of the SuperPaleo (Triassic) diet.
Most obviously gluten is right out but there are other changes too. Like only being able to eat reptiles. But never fear because an animal close to the heart of every Australian was not only very much alive and well during the Triassic period but is also available from your butcher - the humble crocodile.
Now, I know what you're thinking - I can't eat crocodile for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, and of course I'm not saying that, that would be silly-bananas.
But as everyone knows the Paleo diet allows "Paleo days off" or "cheat days" every week. So the good news is that you can have whatever wholefoods (no gluten or thiamine though!) you like on Sundays if you stick with your 100% reptilian SuperPaleo (Triassic) diet from Monday to Friday.
So easy, right? I'm hoping to complete my research on the weight loss, muscle gain, cancer defeating, halitosis avoiding SuperPaleo (Triassic) diet at university soon, so stay posted, but if you want to get the benefits of this diet now, just chow down on some healthy crocodile, the food of choice of our very own Triassic cousin, Cynognathus crateronotus.
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