Probably no diet resonates with us better than those who have a spiffy name, but the Paleolithic era diet or “Paleo Diet” is not just some cool sounding fad, whether you believe it was the Cavemen’s main cuisine of choice or not.
There are plenty of studies showing that the Paleo diet definitely carries a plethora of benefits. From increasing your HDL, lowering triglycerides, lowering HbA1c (a marker for 3-month blood sugar levels), lowering diastolic blood pressure, weight loss and more.
So what foods make up this Caveman’s grub? Often the diet is defined as that of hunter & gatherers. So berries, nuts, etc. and the occasional Brachiosaurus to throw on the barbie. Or better yet some lean meat from a grass fed cow.
Basically the Paleo diet bans all highly processed junk foods, dairy, legumes, processed grains, and processed sugars while allowing all meats, eggs, vegetables, fruits and most nuts. In its most traditional form, it prohibits any … Read More