I enjoyed reading your insightful article. Your conclusion is excellent.
My personal experience on diet is a bit different. I’d like to share it briefly leveraging your points.
Interestingly, after trying many diets unsuccessfully throughout my life, I ended up practicing so called “intermittent fasting”, which I call one meal a day. Staying in fasted state during the day and eating my meal at dinner helped me become the best version of myself over a decade now.
Moving from glucose dependency and being fat adapted has been the secret to my sustainable success. No more diets! Since then, my weight, my lean muscles, and steady blood sugar have been at optimal state. More importantly, having excellent blood markers is an indication that a well formulated one meal a day was what my genetic makeup needed.
My unusual eating regime based on my ancestral design seemed to help me sustain the fat adapted state diminishing cravings and mood swings mainly caused bay fluctuating blood glucose due to excessive carbs in multiple meals.
As it is a unique case, I called it my unusual diet. I shared my experiment and experience on this eating regime in an article on Medium. Hope it provides an alternative perspective to those who may have similar challenges I experienced in the past.