Weight Loss: The women lost an average of 4.5 kg (9.9 lbs) and had an 8 cm (3.1 inches) reduction in waist circumference.
Paleo group is on the left, control group on the right.
As you can clearly see from the graphs, only the paleo diet group saw a significant improvement in glucose tolerance.
Other Markers: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2009.
Details: 9 healthy individuals consumed a paleolithic diet for 10 days.
However, the little evidence we do have is very promising.
Hopefully we will see some bigger and longer studies in the near future.
However, they used many different methods, so there is no way to compare the results in a graph.
It is clear from looking at the studies that the paleo diet does lead to improvements in insulin sensitivity and glycemic control ( meats and used canola oil.
In this study, the women had an average reduction in liver fat of 49%, but no significant effect on the fat content of muscle cells.
This graph shows how the fat content in liver cells decreased: - In this study, 10 diabetics lived as hunter-gatherers for 7 weeks and had incredible improvements in health.