caveman diet


plural caveman diets
: paleo diet
The Paleo diet, often referred to as the "caveman diet," advocates eating unprocessed foods that our ancestors would have eaten during the Paleolithic era—mainly meat, vegetables, fruits, and nuts.Melissa Diane Smith

Examples of caveman diet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The paleo diet, also called the caveman diet, is designed to have its participants eat like humans who lived during the Paleolithic era. Daryl Austin, USA TODAY, 8 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of caveman diet was in 1913

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“Caveman diet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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