Table 1

Provisions during last three months in study

Paleolithic group

kg/pig/day

kJ/pig/day


Cabbage

1

915

Turnip

1

703

Cauliflower

0.7

661

Green pepper

0.05

34

Red pepper

0.05

55

Yellow pepper

0.05

47

Broccoli

0.15

179

Apple

1

2053

Pear

0.7

1286

Kiwi fruit

0.1

192

Water melon

0.1

149

Grape

0.03

88

Pineapple

0.03

60

Cherimoya

0.03

115

Potato

0.3

878

Carrot

0.3

474

Beetroot

0.1

160

Parsnip

0.05

106

Black radish

0.05

29

Beef

0.45

2995

Fish-meal

0.36

5882


Total

6.6

17063


Cereal group

kg/pig/day

kJ/pig/day


Cereal swine feed

1.5

18600

Rape-seed oil

0.06

2220


Total

1.56

20820


Energy intake at the end of the study was approximately 20% lower in the Paleolithic group as compared to the Cereal group despite much larger feed rations in terms of both volume and weight.

J├Ânsson et al. Nutrition & Metabolism 2006 3:39   doi:10.1186/1743-7075-3-39

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