Paleo Diet: 50 Easy and Delicious Paleo Recipes for Weight Loss by Amanda Hopkins by Amanda Hopkins - Read Online

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The Paleo diet is inspired by the diet of our ancestors during the caveman era. Fueled by modern medical and scientific research, the diet is all about eating whole, healthy foods and staying away from processed foods and artificial sweeteners. It takes you back to the days of our primitive ancestors who did not have to worry about high blood pressure, diabetes or obesity. That's because they ate whatever they found; foods that were naturally abundant.

Many people turn to the Paleo diet as a way to help them live a healthier life. Others who struggle with health conditions have found that this diet plan can help achieve some relief or even reverse their health problems.

Foods to Eat on the Paleo Diet

The Paleo plan does not believe in counting calories or measuring fat grams. While it is good to have a food guide to tell you which foods are permitted and which aren't, the ultimate selection of foods depends upon one's local and organic produce, i.e. the food products available in one's area or city of residence.

If you are new to the Paleo lifestyle then you should definitely make use of Paleo food lists in order to educate yourself about the ABCs of this popular diet. It is important to have a clear understanding of what you should and shouldn't eat when following this diet because it will make it easier to design your daily meal plan.

In terms of the foods included in the Paleo food lists, vegetables definitely tops the list. Local and organic vegetables are recommended. The best thing is that most vegetables can be consumed when following this diet, including sweet potatoes! Apart from vegetables, fruits are also permitted. The guidelines for fruits are the same as those for vegetables; one should only select organic and local fruits for consumption. However, it is necessary to exercise precautions with the quantity and types of fruits consumed, especially for those who do not lead active lifestyles and are