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11 Myths about Paleo

Almost everyone seems to offer an opinion or advice on Paleo, regardless of whether or not they are well-informed.  I am constantly reading myths floating around about the Paleo lifestyle and diet.  Here we will examine the main ones that appear on a regular basis and debunk them once and for all. Myth 1: It’s Too Expensive People like to say that being Paleo is expensive because “all that meat and produce can add up.” Yet, compared to processed foods,
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Is Whole30 Better Than Paleo?

What’s the difference between Whole30 vs Paleo? Whole30 has been around for a few years now and is a Paleo-like diet used to assist people with poor dietary habits to transition to a more healthy diet.  It is something that is strictly controlled and run over a 30 day period. Similarities Both programs focus on consuming whole, clean and natural foods. Both Whole30 and Paleo exclude: dairy alcohol processed foods legumes grains Whole30 and Paleo are almost identical in their
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Paleo Granola Recipes

If you were a fan of breakfast cereal in your pre-Paleo days or are looking for a change from eggs for breakfast or just want something quick and crunchy in the morning, Paleo granola is the answer.  Free from the sugar, grains and unhealthy fats in traditional breakfast cereals, these Paleo granola recipes are full of protein, fibre and nutrient-dense ingredients.  Homemade Paleo granola is delicious and easy to make.  You can substitute different nuts, seeds, fruits and spices to
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Paleo Diet Food List

Here is a guide what to eat and what not to eat on the Paleo diet food list. It’s by no means a complete list of every possible Paleo-approved item, but will give you a comprehensive starting point for most readily-available foods. The aim of the Paleo diet is to mimic how our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate before agriculture started more than 10,000 years ago.   It’s not about trying to recreate the caveman period, it’s about taking inspiration from how they
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My Paleo Shopping List

When you are starting out on Paleo and want to know which Paleo-approved foods you should be buying this shopping list will guide you in the right direction. The old adage of shopping around the perimeter of the supermarket is particularly relevant here, avoid the middle sections!  Also consider visiting a local farmer’s market for your fresh food.  If can make you feel more connected with the food producers and maybe a bit more like a hunter-gatherer! This shopping list
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3 Big Mistakes To Avoid When Going Paleo

Are you doing Paleo and feeling frustrated that you aren’t achieving the results you want?  Struggling to stick to the diet?  While the basic Paleo diet guidelines are simple, putting them into practise can be a little more complex.  Some followers have an extremist attitude and feel disheartened when they fail to stick to it 100%.  Others are committed but make some basic mistakes and find that it doesn’t work for them and they give up. Here are 3 big mistakes
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How to Go Paleo in 5 Simple Steps

Do you want to live the Paleo lifestyle but just not sure how to start or what to focus on?   Are you overwhelmed, confused and stuck in inaction by all the information you’re reading?  You’re not alone, finding how to start the Paleo diet seems to be a very common dilemma amongst would-be Paleo beginners. When starting out, the whole Paleo way of living might seem daunting at first, but the basic premise, to eat what our Paleolithic ancestors
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Top 10 Tips For Beginners To Make Going Paleo Easy

Are you just beginning your Paleo journey or have you already made the change?  Not sure how to maintain it?  Going Paleo means giving up many of your favourite foods and turning conventional ‘healthy’ nutrition guidelines upside down.  This can be challenging for Paleo beginners and experienced Paleo followers. The basic Paleo guidelines of eliminating grains, legumes, processed foods, dairy, and sugar while focusing on eating vegetables, fruit, meat, seafood, eggs, nuts, seeds, fats, and oils seems easy, however it
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