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Does Being Paleo Get You More Action on Tinder?

December 19, 2017 BY Mallisa Mott
Does Being Paleo Get You More Action on Tinder?

The story.

We all love food, so it’s no surprise that it’s a great topic of conversation to break the ice after you’ve both swiped right.

But just how much of a difference can food details in your bio make?

The experiment.

Billie Schwab, a 23-year-old Sydney reporter with The Daily Mail, used Tinder for a week — each day she changed her bio to assign herself a different dietary requirement: vegan, vegetarian, paleo, sugar-free, and our favorite, dumpster diver. So glamorous.

So what happened?

Billie sat back to watch the real life comedy show unfold. Some guys used her bio info as a clever ice breaker. Some inevitably got a little inappropriate, but all in all the experiment was a success.

The answer is yes, being paleo does get you more action on Tinder, by about 10 more responses per day.

Because what guy doesn’t love a girl who can throw down some ribs and a good steak?