The Top 10 Myths Of The Paleo Diet Exposed

by Jackie Wicks

Myth #4: Our Ancestors Frequently Lived to Old Age

Old Age
While we can be certain that some Paleolithic individuals lived to old age, the average lifespan was only around 55 years. It’s hard to know whether our ancestors would have lived longer if they had things like modern medicine, but we do know that the cultures that live the longest today don’t eat anything similar to the Paleo Diet. They typically consume higher amounts of carbohydrates and less meat, for one.

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