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The Paleo Diet Simplified

Chances are you have already heard of the Paleo diet before. The term “Paleo” may seem familiar as it is the short form for Paleolithic, more popularly known as the Old Stone Age. Paleo diet refers to a specific diet or style of eating that mimics that of the Paleolithic Age. According to books on history, the Paleolithic humans were mainly hunters and gatherers. They ate whatever animals they could hunt and fruits and vegetation they can gather. The early humans were always on the move in […]

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Hidden Ingredients in Food Labels

In a typical grocery shopping scenario, we often look at the price and brand of the commodity without even sparing a second to turn the label and read its nutritional facts and ingredients . For most consumers, as long as the price and quantity suits them, they immediately place them in the cart without second thoughts. This should not be the case. We must not compromise our health and well-being just because of some sale or promo at the grocery store. It is important to be aware […]

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Healthy Foods To Eat On The Paleo Diet

Starting a new routine or exercise can be quite intimidating and scary at first. This is also true when taking on a new diet. When you take on any new type of eating lifestyle, it can seem overwhelming figuring out what foods you “can” and “cannot” or “should” and “should not” be eating. Even more so, it can be confusing when you don’t understand the reasons why certain foods are good for you to eat and while others are best just in moderation. We have to be […]

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Big Paleo No No Foods

We have learned that the Paleo diet is centered on natural foods like raw meat and fresh greens as part of our day-to-day consumption. There is a long list of natural foods that the Paleo diet has to offer, from lean turkey meat to fresh fruit like avocado. The thing is, Paleo diet introduces you to a way of eating that goes back to the natural ways our Paleolithic ancestors did. As there is a long list of recommended Paleo diet foods, there is also a list […]

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Benefits of the Paleo Diet

The Paleo diet has a plethora of benefits. Most of the time, you are inclined to eat a clean diet which does not contain additives, preservatives, or chemicals brought about by the modern food manufacturing industries today. There is also that constant feeling of fullness after consuming this diet because of the high percentage of protein and fats you take in. Most of the people who subscribe to this diet are often driven by the goal to lose weight. If your main goal is to lose weight, […]

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Think You’re Eating Healthy?

Let’s face it – eating healthy is hard. It’s not hard because it’s impossible, but rather because it can be so confusing. There are continually new studies coming out say a certain food is good, and a week later a new study says it’s not. Fad, celebrity-endorsed diets come and go faster than we can keep track of. So where can you turn when you’re looking for solid, reliable nutritional advice? What makes recommendations so difficult is that there are a plethora of variances from person to […]

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Should You Grow Your Own Food?

It’s no surprise that cooking and preparing your own food is the safest and healthiest bet. When you buy food already made, or go out to dinner at a restaurant, there is truly no way to know how it was prepared, where it came from, etc. By cooking your own food, you can at least know for sure everything that went into its preparation from start to finish. But what if we go so far as to say growing your own food is not only the ideal […]

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How To Eat Like Your Ancestors

Whether you’re a Paleo fan or not, there’s certainly common ground between those who follow the diet and everyone else. Obviously our ancestors were doing something right when it came to eating and exercise. Food wasn’t simply grabbed off a shelf, tossed into a cart and driven to your home. It was hunted, killed, prepared and cooked. Nowadays, disease abounds and even with advances in technology, our lifespans are shortening as lifestyle choices create epidemics far out of our collective control. Little kids are obese and twenty-some […]

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Eating Healthy In A World of Processed Foods

Too much of a good thing can be bad – at least that’s what some people believe. We’re living in an age now where food is so unbelievably accessible that we find ourselves scoffing under our breath if we’re in a fast food line for more than sixty-seconds. The speed and convenience is great at times- especially for busy moms and people running from job one to job two. But too much of this has contributed to a worldwide epidemic of obesity, which is growing worse with […]

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Track Your Results

Whenever you start getting into a new diet, the best way to stay motivated to go through it is to track your results along the way. Just like any other diet or fitness plan, you may track your progress through some evidence of weight loss but there are still various ways to measure your body’s changes as you go through the diet. It is always a good idea to look beyond the numbers on the scale as you determine the effectiveness of a diet or fitness plan. […]

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