Is the Paleo Diet Right For You?

Have you heard of the Paleo diet? It seems like a new diet craze pops up every few years, so how are you supposed to know if this one is right for you? We’ll give you the skinny on the Paleolithic diet: what you can eat, what you can’t, the pros, and the cons, so you can determine if this diet suits your healthy lifestyle and is worth trying.

What is the Paleo Diet?

This diet mimics the daily food intake of men and women during the Paleolithic era (or Stone Age). According to Dr. Loren Cordain, founder of the diet, cavemen were free from diseases that plague Westerners today, due to their intake of simple, unprocessed, whole foods; by changing our eating habits, we too, can repel illness, inflammation, and sluggishness—all while getting svelte in the process!  Continue reading “Is the Paleo Diet Right For You?”

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