Many won't agree with this, but I and others feel it is accurate. Short term carb restriction is fine and necessary if getting ready for a show, but for long term use, I feel it is detrimental to your health. I think Paleo is the best route, but they did eat roots, leaves, bark, or anything else they could eat regardless if it had carbs or not. They just didn't have any food so they ate what they could. Yams and tubers were an important staple in their diet and they are carb laden. Here is an article from an expert with 40 years of dieting knowledge. The part that I find interesting is the mention about calcium excretion. Hopefully, we can discuss this civilly.