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An Urban's Rural View
Urban C. Lehner Editor Emeritus
Tue Sep 30, 2014 06:25 AM CDT

One of the hardest things to figure out about these fad diets that keep popping up is how many people practice them. The Paleo diet, which advocates eating only the kinds of foods our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate, is no exception.

The closest thing to a number-of-dieters statistic the New York Times could offer in an article headlined "The Paleo Lifestyle: The Way, Way, Way Back" was 100,000 page views a day for a Paleo-recipe blog. The Times also reported that Paleo was the most searched diet of 2013 on Google (http://tiny.cc/…) without offering any numbers.

But if we ...

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