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The Paleo Diet: Feast Like a Caveman and Watch the Pounds Melt Away

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  • By eating foods that are concordant with your genetic ancestry, you can avoid many of the diseases associated with our modern diet, including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Such a diet focuses primarily on a wide variety of raw, whole vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots, and meat
  • Overeating and excess weight is a symptom of an improper diet, because when you consume too many sugars and carbs, you set off a cascade of chemical reactions in your body that makes you hungry and craving for sweets
  • A Paleo directed diet can be very effective for reducing blood pressure, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels—more effective, in fact, than a statin drug. On average, people tend to see a 30 point drop in cholesterol in just two weeks
  • Your body is also genetically “wired” to move like a hunter-gatherer, which includes extensive walking with regular lifting and short bursts of high-intensity activities

By Dr. Mercola

During the Paleolithic period, many thousands of years ago, people ate primarily vegetables, fruit, nuts, roots, and meat—and a wide variety of it.

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