The Paleo diet unpacked

Celebrities love it, but is the latest health fad actually dangerous?

It claims to be a diet based on how our Paleolithic ancestors ate. But they only lived 50-odd years, so is it any good for us?

The popularity of the Paleolithic (Paleo) diet has soared in Australia since celebrity chef Pete Evans began promoting it.


Some sports teams and fitness gurus push it, fans blog about it, a few restaurants have started serving Paleo meals, and some doctors are asking whether this is the breakthrough diet our overweight population needs.

We can certainly thank Evans for delicious