What is Paleo Diets?

Paleo diet also called the cave man diet, is foods that our stone age ancestors would have consumed about 7-10,000 years ago. Paleo diet is the healthiest way to eat because it is the nutritional approach that works with our genetics to help us stay lean, strong and energetic.
Research shows that our modern diet, full of refined foods, trans fats and sugar, is at the root of degenerative diseases such as obesity, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, depression and infertility.

Foods to Eat:

Lean proteins: 
Lean protein is an important part of any healthy diet and can help to loose weight. Lean protein provides a sense of satiety (fullness) and can help prevent overeating. Here are some pointers for selecting good sources of lean protein: fish, skinless chicken and turkey, pork tenderloin and certain cuts of beef, like the top round, Low-fat dairy products like milk, yogurt, ricotta and other cheeses.

Fruits are sources of many essential nutrients that are under consumed, including potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin C, and folate (folic acid).

Most vegetables are naturally low in fat and calories. Vegetables are important sources of many nutrients, including potassium, dietary fiber, folate (folic acid), vitamin A, and vitamin C.

Seafood is an excellent source of top quality protein, and compares favourably with meat and chicken. It is also a good source of many important minerals, including iodine, zinc, potassium, phosphorus and vitamins, especially the B group.

Nuts & Seeds: 
Nuts and seeds such as almonds, walnuts, pistachios, pecans, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and peanuts make up an important part of a healthy diet. They are the great source of vitamins, minerals and fats.

Healthy Fats: 
Healthy Fats is found in foods such as avocados, almonds, cashews, peanuts and cooking oils made from plants or seeds such as sunflower, canola, soybean, olive, sesame, peanut oils and oily fish such as tuna, salmon, sardines and blue mackerel as well as walnuts and linseeds.

Foods to Avoid:
butter, milk, yogurt, kefir, cream, ice cream, powdered milk, and anything else from an animal’s teat.

wheat, rice, millet, oats, spelt, kamut, quinoa, buckwheat, wild rice, amaranth, sorghum, rye, barley, corn and any flour, noodle or other food made out of any of these.

Processed Food & Sugars: 
Sugar cane, white sugar, brown sugar, refined maple syrup, refined honey, aspartame, sucralose, Nutrasweet, Splenda, and anything else refined or man-made.

All beans- Black, pinto, red, soy, lentils, peas, peanuts, adzuki, garbanzo, navy, mung, lima, black-eyed peas.

Foods having a high content of starch, as corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice.

For most people the fact the Paleo diet delivers the best results is all they need. Improved blood lipids, weight loss, and reduced pain. It also helps to prevent diseases such as diabetes, and give more energy throughout the day.

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