Skip to main content
  1. Leisure
  2. Food & Drink
  3. Food & Recipes

Paleo Diet is tied for the worst diet on the list

See also

As it turns out, you should have just gone on and had that egg nog over the holidays. Followers of the Paleo Diet may be unhappy to learn that it has been declared the worst diet on the list, according to a Jan. 7 report on CNN.com. It appears that the Paleo Diet is too restrictive and lacks some essential nutrients.

An official list of the best and worst diet plans was compiled by US News and World Report, and the Paleo Diet tied with the Dukan Diet at the tail end of the list. (It is important to remember that some diet plans didn’t even make the list!)

The Paleo Diet, first discussed in the 1970s but recently gaining popularity, involves eating like the cavemen did. Foods that would be part of the diet of a hunter/gatherer are the only foods allowed. This leaves out dairy, sugar, grains, and legumes. Produce and animal proteins are the allowable food sources.

In case you wonder what US News and World Report considered to be the best diet plan, it was the DASH Diet. You can view the entire list here.

Be sure and follow @BarbieCrafts on Twitter. You can also subscribe to the Knoxville Cooking Examiner free of charge. The column will be sent to your inbox, and all that is required is an email address. CLICK SUBSCRIBE HERE.

Advertisement

Leisure

  • Nail art
    Top 5 ways to express yourself whether your nails are short or long
    Camera
    Nail Art
  • Cars
    These cars have gotten the heave-ho: Will you miss them when they’re gone?
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Spinach quiche
    Mini spinach quiche are great for party snacks or for appetizers
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Peacock Inn
    Seasonal five course tasting menu at The Peacock Inn in Princeton
    Camera
    6 Photos
  • Makeup
    Is the new Wonder Woman makeup similar to Kim Kardashian's look?
    Camera
    8 Photos
  • Wavy hair tips
    Grab your flat iron and start curling with it to get these beautiful waves
    Camera
    7 Photos

Related Videos:

  • Muesli-iKon: Muffins made easy
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/FN3gUSY85D0?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Juicy Fruit Bubble Gum and Juicy Fruit Fruity Chews
    <div class="video-info" data-id="517703788" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=517703788&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Time to get tickled pink: Cook up some brine for a jar of pickled eggs
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518329988" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518329988&autoStart=true"></div>