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paleo diet

A diet that typically consists of meat, fruit, vegetables, and nuts. "Paleo" is a shortening of "Paleolithic," referring to foods that are thought to have been available to be consumed by humans in the Paleolithic period (or "Stone Age"). Derek's on the paleo diet, so he literally never eats bread.
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Consumers who follow a paleo diet eat as ancient hunters and gatherers did, focusing on lean meats, fish, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds.
Natural and organic, the lactose-free product is a pure form of clarified butter and is suitable for those following a paleo diet.
Excerpts from the interview: What exactly is a Paleo diet? The Paleolithic era was a time period from about 2.6 million years ago to the beginning of the agricultural revolution, about 10,000 years ago.
To those who are unfamiliar with what a paleo diet is, it is basically foods that our ancestors ate before agriculture or civilization set in.
Previous studies have suggested a paleo diet could have beneficial metabolic effects on obesity and T2DM.
One group consumed a Paleo diet, while the other followed the recommendations of the American Diabetes Association, which include moderate salt intake, low-fat dairy, whole grains, and legumes.
For the uninitiated, a paleo diet - or caveman, Stone Age, primal or hunter-gatherer to use its alternative names - focuses on meat, fruit, nonstarchy vegetables, nuts and seeds.
A vegetarian diet excludes meat; a paleo diet emphasizes eating foods that humans once ate before agriculture became widespread, let alone the rise of industrialized and processed foods.
She is hosting her second set of clinical trials in which MS patients follow her protocol, which includes a Paleo diet (valuable to point out that Paleo in general is suitable for omnivores or vegetarians, although Dr.
Timely issues such as a comparison of a vegan diet to a Paleo diet add interest.
Royal Palm Beach, FL, May 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Millions of people have recently embraced the “Paleo Lifestyle” and follow a Paleo diet program.
Eileen Bogo, R.D., LD/N, clinical nutrition manager, Manatee Memorial Hospital: "The benefits of a paleo diet are it promotes a higher vegetable and fruit intake; in addition, it promotes the less processed, refined food products.
And scientific evidence does not support a modern-day adaptation of a Paleo diet, dependent on large amounts of conventionally raised animal products, as the optimal way to eat.
Company officials wanted to introduce an option for consumer following a paleo diet. "Our consumers have been asking for bacon for a long time," says Scott Cooney, vice president of operations for the Hamilton, Texas-based company.
So, superficially, a Paleo diet makes a lot of sense.