Of all the paleo topics out there, the paleo diet is probably the most sought after, as well as the most confusing. You may have also heard it called the Caveman diet, the Primal Diet, the Hunter-Gatherer diet, or even sometimes incorrectly as the Atkins Diet, Southbeach Diet, Mediterranean Diet, or Zone Diet. The first thing to get straight is this: it’s not a diet, at least not in the traditional sense. A better way to think about it is Paleo Nutrition, or maybe even “Eat Like a Caveman”. Remember, I’m not a scientist, just an everyday athlete. If you want to see the studies, the evidence, and all other forms of data that validate the diet, I can certainly point you in the right direction. My goal, however, is to present the information in such a way that a 6th grader could understand it. After all, if we could instill these concepts in our children, the world would be a healthier place!