Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Eat Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Eat | Is There an Optimal Diet for Humans? Supported by A study of modern hunter-gatherer groups found that they exhibit generally excellent metabolic health while consuming a wide range of diets. ByAnahad O’Connor Dec. 18, 2018 Nutrition experts have long debated whether there is an optimal diet that humans evolved to eat. But a study published this month adds a twist. It found that there is likely no single natural diet that is best for human health. The research, published in the journal Obesity Reviews, looked at the diets, habits and physical activity levels of Some get up to 80 percent of their calories from carbohydrates. Others eat mostly meat. But there were some broad strokes: Almost all of them eat a mix of meat, fish and plants, consuming foods that are generally packed with nutrients. In … [Read more...] about Is There an Optimal Diet for Humans?