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How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat

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The sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to play down the link between sugar and heart disease and promote saturated fat as the culprit instead, newly released historical documents show. The internal sugar industry documents, recently discovered by a researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, and published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, suggest that five decades of research into the ... Read More »

Why it’s harder for Women to lose weight?

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Fact is Women are hardwired to have much more difficult time to lose weight and keep it off than Men. You can just thank evolution for that one. Now, this video shows you exactly what’s happening in a Woman’s body that’s making it harder to lose weight. And more importantly, you’ll see a breakthrough, science proven tip to boost the female metabolism that makes fat burning ... Read More »

Food As Medicine – How Can The Paleo Diet Benefit Your Health And Well Being?

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During the Paleolithic era, the meal ideas of our ancestors revolved around natural foods only. These healthy, untreated foods were taken solely from nature and abounded in a fresh supply of meats, vegetables, fruits and a variety of nuts and seeds (complete paleo diet food list / Infographic). As a result, the population consuming these foods while staying actively healthy did ... Read More »

Basic Principles of the Caveman Diet

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The Caveman diet (also known as the Paleo or Paleolithic Diet) refers to dietary and fitness guidelines that are based largely on what prehistoric humans ate. Just like the South Beach Diet, the Caveman Diet avoids all forms of starches and grains. Akin to the Atkins Diet, the Paleo Diet strictly prohibits consumption of all dairy products. Rather, the Paleo ... Read More »

Tips for professional athletes trying the paleo diet

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When trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle and with that, practicing every day exercise, you may find yourself wondering whether you should be trying a diet that restricts big food groups, mainly grains and dairy, like the paleo diet does. In a nutshell, the paleo diet promotes the food choices of the people that lived in the Paleolithic period, eventually ... Read More »

Is Paleo Diet Healthy?

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Today we are more and more aware of the fact that our health depends largely on how we eat. Is paleo diet healthy? With so many dieting options available, choosing the one that works the best can be overwhelming. You may find yourself questioning if you should eat only proteins to feel fuller and develop lean muscle? Perhaps you could simply ... Read More »

Antioxidant Rich Paleo Foods

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In today’s world the words “antioxidant” and “cancer” are often used concurrently; one being a good thing and the other being horribly bad. To determine the nature of their relationship, it is important to know that antioxidants are substances which can offer help in a scenario where cancer is involved. Antioxidants are nutrients that can salvage cells from deterioration caused ... Read More »

Should you be eating like a caveman?

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The findings on the remarkable heath benefits of Paleo diet, have inspired many health conscious individuals to adopt a Paleo way of living and eating. While some individuals view hunter-gatherer way of living and consuming foods with skepticism and ambiguity, emerging research confirms its health benefits. The branch of evolutionary medicine has contributed to the ground breaking revelations of Paleolithic ... Read More »

The pH Balance Diet

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One of the most effective ways to determine appropriate balance levels in the body is to measure its pH. The pH is a measure of acidity or alkalinity in the body and is rated on a scale of 0-14; the lower the reading, the more acidic the internal environment and the higher the reading, the more alkaline the environment. 7 ... Read More »

What Is Gliadin?

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You have certenly heard many bad things about gluten but do you know what is gliadin? As you know gluten is perhaps one of the most infamously well known food allergens around.  It is a protein that is found in grains like wheat, barley and rye and is known to cause various gut related issues in people who are gluten intolerant. ... Read More »

Paleo Diet Drinks: What to Drink on Paleo?

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Since this really is a frequently asked question I’ll write about the paleo drinks, paleo beverages and what to drink while on paleo diet in general. What should I drink on Paleo? If you are paleo of the strictest kind, then you dare not think outside the box spelled “w-a-t-e-r”, but for most of us that will simply lead to ... Read More »

What is Ketosis?

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A condition known as ketosis sets in when the body switches to burning fats for energy production. Typically the providers of our energy needs are the carbohydrates but during ketosis the shift is made toward fats due to a lower level of carbs present. Many low carb diets are structured in a way as to allow more fat metabolism to ... Read More »

Is Paleo Diet Healthy?

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One of the most popular diets trending the modern dieting world is the Paleo Diet. But is it healthy? Although contemporary, the diet has its roots embedded in history; it actually goes all the way back to the time of our Paleolithic ancestors. Proponents of the diet claim that our bodies are designed to function better when we follow the ... Read More »

The Most Dangerous Diets

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The fight against fat takes on a whole new set of problems when diets become a danger to your health. Weightloss plans are one of the most marketed industries out there today, but who’s really looking out for you? And at what cost is weightloss worth? Winning the battle of the bulge should spell out more than a lightened load. It should mean ... Read More »

Eating disorders and Paleo diet

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The National institute of mental health defines eating disorder as a type of illness. It is characterized by  extreme eating habits of either very small quantities of food or large amounts of food[1]. Typically a person who is suffering with eating disorder tends to have severe disturbances in the dietary pattern and there is a constant urge to consume more ... Read More »

Paleo Diet and Diabetes

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Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where the body is unable to regulate the hormone insulin, to utilize glucose. The pancreas, either secrete low insulin or no insulin which decreases the efficiency of glucose update. Consuming sugary foods, simple carbohydrates, refined, processed foods, excessive fat intake, sedentary lifestyle, obesity or being overweight etc are some of the important causative factors for ... Read More »

What is a 80/20 Paleo Lifestyle?

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We all know paleo diet is based on fresh fruits, vegetables, roots, herbs, seeds, nuts, game-meat. It places restrictions on processed foods, packaged foods, milk, and oil. While the exact food choices of  our paleolithic ancestors is not known, most of the paleo food recommendations are based on the archeological and scientific study findings. Research on paleo nutrition has confirmed ... Read More »

Dukan vs. Paleo Diet

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Two very popular diets doing the rounds these days are the Dukan Diet and the Paleo Diet. While in theory the Paleo diet is relatively new, in practice it has been the diet of the human race for as long as we have existed. It turns back the time and looks to our Paleolithic ancestors for culinary inspiration. The way ... Read More »

Paleo Food Pyramid

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When compared to the traditional food pyramid, the paleo diet’s version of the food pyramid is much simpler and it makes better sense too. Without any of the complexities of complex carbs, gluten infused grains and over processed dairy products, the paleo food pyramid exhibits simpler but healthier food options like strong proteins such as chicken, beef, and seafood, fresh ... Read More »

Painkillers in your Kitchen

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For those of us who don’t like to go to the doctor’s for every small ailment, there is some hope – for many of today’s minor aches and pains, all you have to do is look into your kitchen closet and you are likely to find something in there that will remedy your condition. For a quick look at some ... Read More »

Why dairy products are not allowed on a Paleo diet?

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Consumption of milk and other dairy products is a staple in almost every household. Milk obtained from cow, goat or buffalo has held a distinct place across the world as a nutritious drink. Its consumption is prevalent across all age group and health conditions. Milk is touted to be a rich source of animal protein and the bone building mineral ... Read More »

Grains are not Paleo

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Grains belong to the cereal group and form the staple part of our every day diet. Examples of grains include barley, millet, oats, rice, wheat etc. Grains are modern man’s staple food and is consumed widely across the globe. Grains are a popular food because of ease of storage, convenience of cultivation, and also yield a variety of by-products. Examples ... Read More »

What Fruits are High in Sugar?

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Our hunter-gatherer ancestors consumed plenty of wild fruits and vegetables as part of their daily intake. Food researchers and health care professionals have always encouraged consumption of plenty of fiber rich fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables provide a rich array of nutrients such as complex carbohydrates, soluble fiber, vitamins, antioxidant and minerals that provide astounding health benefits. It is ... Read More »

Why is it important to eat breakfast?

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Breakfast is the first meal and also the most important meal of the day. Studies confirm that individuals who consume breakfast maintain a healthy waistline and stay energetic for a longer duration than those who miss breakfast. “Breakfast” typically means to end the “fast” of the night time where one’s body goes into a period of no food or fuel ... Read More »

What is the Proper Portion Size for Paleo Eating?

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The Paleo diet works at a very different pace from other types of contemporary diets as far as portion sizes are concerned. Most popular diets have a standard of measurement be it the Zone, Atkins or Weightwatchers. Either you adhere to a strict calorie count or you schedule your eating times over the duration of the day. If you fail ... Read More »

Paleo Super Foods: Top 10

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Paleolithic nutrition explains precisely what nature intended us to consume as humans who belong at the top of the food chain. The groundbreaking discovery on the way the Stone-age man consumed his food has opened up new avenues in the branch of therapeutic and clinical nutrition. Nutrition experts and health researchers have scoured through number of scientific papers on Paleolithic ... Read More »

Why is Gluten Bad for You?

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Whether knowingly or otherwise, we are all guilty of loving gluten. After all, it is responsible for making our foods way more palatable than they would otherwise be. Thanks to gluten, the pizza dough shapes so well, the bread has a light texture and soups and sauces can be thickened to a desired consistency. TODAY’S OFFER: Get promo ‘hard copy’ ... Read More »

Sugar Detox Diet Plan Tips

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Why would you need 21 day sugar detox diet plan tips? Well, modern diet contains excessive amount refined carbohydrates in everyday diet. The common refined carbohydrates that lurk in our everyday food include table sugar, beverages, sugar syrups, high fructose corn syrup in drinks, fruit juices, snacks, white flour, all purpose flour etc. The refined carbohydrates are well known culprits ... Read More »

The Paleo Diet Plan

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When it comes to paleo diet plan most people think that foods in strict diets are not divers and they usually eat the same things for most of the time. This is not the case in this diet, because hunter-gatherer diet offers great variety of foods that you can eat daily. The truth is that paleo diet recipes are mostly ... Read More »

Paleo Dinner Recipes That Are Easy on the Stomach

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In the not so distant past one would struggle in finding a good paloe diet recipe, especially when it comes to good paleo dinner recipes. However today there is a wide variety of healthy, nutritious and easy to make paleo recipes that are available on the internet in various places such as forums, cookbooks, etc. The Paleolithic people used to ... Read More »

Paleo Diet Weight Loss is Real

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As many might think that paleo diet weight loss is not really possible the thing is that people are really able to lose much weight with paleo diet. We know that fats are among ingredients in paleo diet which is causing many not to believe in the facts that weight loss is really possible with paleo diet. To accomplish this ... Read More »

Difference Between Paleo and Atkins Diet

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Atkins diet is one of the most famous diet plans, or it has been, for years. Most people are already familiar with the basic principle of this diet: cutting down the carbohydrate intake completely, sends the body into process called ‘ketosis’ where instead of burning carbohydrates, body starts to burn fat deposits. This means that when you are on Atkins ... Read More »

Can Paleo Diet Cure Acne?

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Many people have problems with acne and as we know there are so many products out there that claim that can be helpful in removing acne. However some scientist claim that acne are just caused by the food that we eat and by simply changing our eating habits the acne should disappear from our skin as well. The fact is ... Read More »

Caveman Diet Recipes

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Human body is a very complex and interesting system where human body grows with the energy that we take through the food that we eat. It is good to know that humans are on Earth for a long period of time, more than 2 million years to be more precise, and changes that we had in our body were all ... Read More »

What is the Caveman Diet?

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With all the hype and sensation surrounding the Caveman diet, the one thing that stands out in clarity is the saying “Old is Gold”. How so? Well, The fact that the Caveman Diet takes us back in time and tells us to establish eating habits as close as possible to our ancestors is one. It advocates the idea of eating ... Read More »

Fish Buying Guide

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There is no doubt fish is good for you. All fish and shellfish are low in fat and high in proteins, minerals and vitamins. Oily fish can actually improve your health by lowering cholesterol levels and unclogging arteries. The Japanese, whose diet consists largely of fresh raw fish, have the lowest incidence of heart disease in the world. Fish Buying ... Read More »

Paleo Diet and Alcohol

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You should keep one point in your mind when it comes to enjoying alcohol on paleo diet and it is that you have to drink alcohol from time to time, not on a regular basis; drinking alcohol should not be a routine work for you. Learn about Alcohol Alcohol is a well-known drink that is composed of ethanol, an organic ... Read More »

Fat Sources in the Paleo Diet

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Gastroenterologists Walter Voegtlin developed the paleo diet in the 1970s, basing his nutritional plan on the idea that the hunter gatherer diet of the Paleolithic era is a healthier alternative to most contemporary nutrition habits. While the title of the diet causes some raised eyebrows, the paleo diet food list consists of fish, grass-fed meets, fresh fruits and vegetables, roots ... Read More »

Benefits of the Paleo Diet

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The Paleo Diet has been adopted from its existence of more than 10000 years back, when it was the way of diet of the men in the Paleolithic age. It has been proved to have far reaching benefits. Recognizing these benefits has helped today’s human beings understand the ‘secret’ of healthy living and eating. In order to be able to ... Read More »

Gluten-Free Diet

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We have already mentioned the gluten-free diet when we wrote about Novak Djokovic few months ago. Now we have decided to bring some more details about the gluten-free diet. A few thousand years ago humans discovered farming, the agricultural revolution took off, and we changed from hunter-gathers into farmers. We settled down, formed societies, and the human race progressed into what we are today. The problem is, our bodies never adjusted properly to ... Read More »

Paleo Meal Plan

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Today we present excellent paleo meal plan created by Ken Burge. As you’ve probably experienced when being very strict, the paleo diet meals can be a lot work, and a little bit borring. And since childhood we learn that our diet should be varied. With these Easy-to-follow Paleo Meal Plan, you’ll get all the easy preparation and recipes you need, ... Read More »

Paleo Nutrition and Omega-3 Fats

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Has there ever been a time where we didn’t need to supplement Omega-3 EFAs? Yes! There was a time, when human ancestors came onto the scene (Paleolithic Man) around 40,000 years ago up until around 10,000 years ago. During this period, they were sustained on a diet mainly consisting of lean meats, fish, and vegetable matter. They consumed a balanced ... Read More »

10 Tips When Eating Paleo

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Paleo diet tips: Enjoy eating paleo. Enjoy what you eat. If you are unhappy with what you are eating you are unlikely to continue to keep eating that way, and once the nutrition is gone, staying fit and healthy becomes much harder. Pre-cook food. Spend a few hours at the beginning of the week and cook big batches of food. ... Read More »

Paleo Shopping List

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Exactly which items do and do not fit into the Paleo shopping list is not always an easy answer to follow. In it’s purest form, the theory of the Paleo diet states that if your ancestors didn’t eat it – you shoudn’t either. Our Paleo diet shopping list represents the strict application of the theory. On the other hand, some ... Read More »

Paleo Breakfast Ideas – Paleo diet food list

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Paleo diet food list Breakfast Ideas It is important to start each day with quality (and delicious) breakfast! Here are some paleo breakfast ideas that we have to share with you. Enjoy! Eggs, bacon and fried tomatoes (or raw carrots) Pork chop/chicken breast and whole, raw carrots Carrot salad with grated apple and meat leftovers Beef tomato stew over steamed broccoli An additional morning snack is the Paleo Punch (smoothie): ... Read More »

What is the Paleo Diet?

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The Paleo Diet is based primarily on how our ancestors ate about 500 generations ago before the modern agricultural revolution. These foods, based on 229 of the previous hunter gatherer societies, which consist mainly of lean meats, seafood, fresh fruits and vegetables, are high in the essential nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, photochemicals, fiber, omega 3’s, antioxidants, and more. Read More »

Health Benefits of the Paleo Diet

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Agriculture has introduced wide‐sweeping changes in the way we eat today, yet our genes have not changed as rapidly. Our bodies are still designed for the high‐protein, low carbohydratefood consumption pattern of our hunter gatherer ancestors. This means we are genetically ill‐equipped to handle the high‐carbohydrate, low‐protein diet of modern times. Read More »

Fiber

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Fiber is a component of plant based foods that is especially important for healthy digestion. Fiber is contained in all of the edible parts of plants; these being the roots, leaves, stems, pulp, seeds, and skin. It is not digested or absorbed by your body. The two broad categories of fiber are soluble fiber and insoluble fiber. Both keep the ... Read More »

Eat slowly

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Not only what we eat, but how we eat can have a direct effect on the health of our digestive system. We’ve been taught that lots of water and a healthy diet high in fiber will keep things moving as they should. But most of us don’t give enough thought to how we eat – which can be equally as ... Read More »