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Life Without Sandwiches (Caveman Life That Is)

Caveman - Life Without SandwichesThere are so many available diets out there—some good, some not so good, some outlandish.  At the very least, most make entertaining reading (at least we think so).

Here’s a diet that caught our eye today that advocates an extreme version of the paleo lifestyle.  The theory is that our prehistoric ancestors were hunter / gatherers that ate—at sporadic intervals—meat, vegetables (mainly roots), some eggs and a little fruit (mostly berries).  In accordance with their tough, caveman lifestyles, workouts for this diet include playing catch with stones, leaping between boulders and…well you’re getting the picture!

Excerpt from the New York Times:

“LIKE many New York bachelors, John Durant tries to keep his apartment presentable — just in case he should ever bring home a future Mrs. Durant. He shares the fifth-floor walk-up with three of his buddies, but the place is tidy and he never forgets to water the plants.

The one thing that Mr. Durant worries might spook a female guest is his most recent purchase: a three-foot-tall refrigerated meat locker that sits in a corner of his living room. That is where he keeps his organ meat and deer ribs.

Mr. Durant, 26, who works in online advertising, is part of a small New York subculture whose members seek good health through a selective return to the habits of their Paleolithic ancestors.

Or as he and some of his friends describe themselves, they are cavemen.

The caveman lifestyle, in Mr. Durant’s interpretation, involves eating large quantities of…”

Read the full article, by Joseph Goldstein, in the Fashion and Style section of the New York Times:  The New Age Cavemen and the City

Frankly, since the average lifespan of a caveman was around 16 years old (hazards of hunting and gathering), they may have been better off  spending more time in their caves baking some nice whole grain bread and making delicious and healthy Big Fat Sandwiches to fulfill their prehistoric appetites.

Finally, because we can’t help ourselves:

Question:

What do cavemen and Paris Hilton have in common?

Answer:

They both like to go clubbing.   :lol:

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