A paleo diet typically includes lean meats, fish, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds - foods that in the past could be obtained by 'hunting and gathering'. A paleo diet limits foods that became common when farming emerged 10,000 years ago. The foods include dairy products, legumes and grains.
Studies have shown following a Paleo diet may be linked to:
A paleo diet means focusing eating less processed food & more natural fats & natural foods - some examples are below:
If you have a good think about the above.. it doesn't really change much of what you'd perhaps classify as a 'normal' dinner i.e. meat & veg?
A paleo diet means you avoid eating:
The bit I think stands out as initially horrifying is the lack of bread 🥪, pizza 🍕, crisps, biscuits 🍥& cake 🍰.. so, if you're like me & looked at the list above and screamed in your head 'but what about snacks & treats' then check out our Paleo snack, crisp & treat options - I have tried and tested most of them and included my personal 😋 rating of each 😁
Due to restricting the food groups you will eat your calorie intake generally is lower, so yes, you can lose weight on a Paleo diet. As nuts and seeds can be eaten as part of a Paleo diet, if you're looking to lose weight you may want to restrict how much you eat of these as they are generally high in calories.
Due to the nature of the type of food you will eat when Paleo you are generally more full, faster which may also stop you from reaching for snacks.
Why paleo? Mary Schweitzer at TEDx
Daily bread -- Can any human body handle gluten? | Dr. Rodney Ford | TEDx
Minding your mitochondria | Dr. Terry Wahls
AMAZING PALEO CHOCOLATE CAKE | gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free
CHOCOLATE MUG CAKE | gluten-free, dairy-free and paleo
CHOCOLATE WAFFLES | gluten-free & paleo
PALEO PUMPKIN PANCAKES | gluten-free + maple ginger syrup
BROWNIE TRIFLE | deliciously gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo and vegan friendly
Some examples of the Paleo snacks and meals we have at home..
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