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The Pro’s and Cons of Paleo

The Paleolithic (Paleo) diet, also known as the "Stone Age", “Caveman” or “hunter-gather” diet is based on the idea that we should eat like our ancestors did, thousands of years ago. In a nut shell (excuse the pun) when following this diet, all processed foods as well as dairy, legumes and grains are excluded from the diet. The positive aspects of the Paleo diet can be attributed to the fact that this dietary approach emphasizes the avoidance of processed foods. It also gives preference to lean meats, fish, vegetables, fruits, nuts and seeds; all of which contribute to optimum health. The less positive concerns which may compromise overall health and wellness, when following this way of eating, are included in the following discussion points: The feasibility of this...