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Posts from the ‘Paleo diet’ Category

11
May

Paleo diet – traditional hunter and gatherer diet

Our modern diet, full of refined foods, trans fats and sugar, is the root of degenerative diseases such as obesity, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, depression and infertility.

The Paleolithic diet is a modern nutritional plan based on the presumed diet of Paleolithic humans (hunter-gatherers). It is based on the premise that human genetics have scarcely changed since the dawn of agriculture (end of Paleolithic era) and that modern humans are adapted to the diet of the Paleolithic period.

The Paleolithic diet seeks to mimic the diet of pre-agricultural foragers. The Paleo diet consists of foods that can be fished and hunted (seafood, meat) and foods that can be gathered (eggs, fruits , vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, nuts seeds and, spices).

The Paleo diet consists mainly of fish, grass-fed pasture raised meats, eggs, vegetables, fruit, fungi and nuts; it EXCLUDES grains, legumes, dairy products, potatoes, refined salt and sugar and processed oils.
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