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Foods to Eat and Avoid

Eat: Lean cuts of beef, pork, and poultry and game animals, eggs, fish fruit, not starchy vegetables, nuts and seeds and olive, flaxseed or walnut oil.

Avoid: Processed foods, dairy, grains, legumes, starchy vegetables, sugar, artificial sugars and fruit juices.

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MORE IDEAS FROM Paleo Diet 101: Beginner's Guide of What to Eat and How It Works | Everyday Health

  • You could lose weight following a Paleolithic diet.
  • Get calcium and other nutrients you’re missing by not having dairy products and certain grains.
  • Health benefits are likely to result from cutting out processed food and sugar and replacing them with fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats.
  • Ease the transition to the Paleo diet with small incremental changes.

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Pros: 
  • Nutritious, Easy to Follow and It Involves Exercise.
  • The diet helps with managing autoimmune diseases, although evidence is limited and anecdotal.

Cons: 

  • Expensive, Possibly Boring, and Limited Evidence of healthy benefits.
  • An unlimited amount of red meat may be detrimental to your heart health.
  • Grains are excluded from the diet, even though whole grains have been linked with better cholesterol levels, reduced risk of stroke, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.

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A Sample Menu

Breakfast: Onion and spinach omelette with liver pâté
Lunch: Tuna wrapped in lettuce with almonds
Snack: Hard-boiled eggs
Dinner: Beef bourguignon
Dessert: Ice cream made from coconut milk

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The paleo diet and research

Researchers found that the paleo diet led to more short-term improvements in some risk factors for chronic disease.

There is not enough evidence to make any strong claims, especially its longterm effects.

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It consists of cutting modern foods from your diet and returning to the way of the early hunter-gatherer ancestors.

The diet can improve your health by eliminating high-fat and processed foods that have little nutritional value and too many calories, and loading up on fruits and vegetables that are bursting with healthy vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

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The Paleo Diet

The basic concept of the paleo diet is to eat whole foods and avoid processed foods.

Studies suggest that this diet can lead to significant weight loss and major improvements in health.

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Humans evolved on a diet very different from today's eating habits. To be healthier, leaner, stronger and fitter, we must re-think our diet and remove some of the food groups we consider basic.

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Paleo fans tend to overlook the fact that hunter-gatherers were not models of pristine health. Palaeolithic humans suffered from parasites, infectious diseases, and even atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries).

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The Paleo Diet

The Paleo Diet is an effort to go back to eating how we’re biologically designed to eat, allowing us to tap into our genetic potential and start living healthier immediately.

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