Prescribing paleo for postmenopausal women

Study involving 70 women shows 'remarkable' results

Overweight postmenopausal women tend to do better on a paleo diet than a conventional one, at least in the short-term.

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A Swedish study of 70 older women with a high BMI found that after two years the paleo dieters experienced greater reductions in low-grade inflammation in adipose tissue and in circulation than those on a “prudent” control diet.

Also, the paleo diet appeared to promote greater reductions in cardiometabolic risk factors associated with insulin resistance and lipogenesis. 

“The results are remarkable," says Caroline Blomquist, who presented