A recent, and now Closed question sought to ask why certain Paleo foods (such as bacon) are so cherished that they have the power to induce a reality distortion field when it comes to being critiqued for their health benefits.
This leads me to pose a broader and more pivotal question before the PH community:
Does it follow that a food should have a certain threshold of health benefits in order for it to be considered for inclusion in a paleo dietary template?
If so, what should such criteria include?
It may help to have a definition of what health and dietary health means:
Health, according to the WHO, is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity
Dietary health, according to wikipedia, is mediated by a balance of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates, calories to support energy need and micro nutrients to meet the needs for human nutrition without inducing toxicity or excessive weight gain from consuming excessive amounts.