What is Paleo Diet?

-The Paleo diet is a derivative from the word “Paleolithic”, which was a certain time frame about 2.5 million years ago, but ended about 10,000 years ago. It is sometimes called the “ancestor diet”, due in fact that the foods used in the recipes for Paleo foods were actually eaten during the paleolithic period long ago. Our ancestors were healthy as an ox and strong as a bear. At the same time they were incredibly lean. This is all, because of the diet they were on, because of their surroundings.

Paleo Diet Concept

-HIGH PROTEIN, LOW CARBS. Its that simple, there are twists and turns here and there, but the main concept is the high protein, with the low carbohydrate intake. The reason being, is studies have shown that lean meat, or high protein meals and diets actually stimulate the metabolism and lead to weight loss. Remember if your trying to lose weight or gain weight, it takes a 50% effort in the gym and 50% effort in the kitchen! This Paleo Diet Cookbook helps explain more in depth with recipes and overall understanding of the Paleo diet.

Paleo Foods

-The foods used in the Paleo Cookbook consist of food that is hunted in quantities for one sitting, as opposed to mass harvesting of certain crops, or taming livestock. Fish for example was one of the prime foods eaten back then, and has since been reborn in this Paleo Cookbook. The reason the hunters were so well dieted was due in part by many factors. For one there was no additives in the food they were eating back in the day, everything was fresh, and all the meat included omega-3 fatty oils, for that reason the Paleo Diet Cookbook incorporates this. It is almost impossible to recreate the exact diet for many reasons, but the main one is, (were not hunter/gatherers anymore). We are a laid back society that relishes itself with so many pleasures, and food is one of the biggest items on that list. Aside from the fact were all lazy now lets take a look at some main food ingredients inside this Paleo diet, and understand why its so effective.

Fish*
Offal*
Meat*
Eggs*
Fruit*
Nuts*
Seeds*
Vegetables*
Herbs/Spices*

A lot of sources will tell you that you should consume meat, as long as it does not contain additives. If you take this route, the Paleo Diet Cookbook will have many recipes that will involve grass fed meat, or other alternative forms of meat to ensure that you are receiving your omega3-6’s, because these fatty oils are a major factor inside the entire concept behind the Paleo diet. They provide energy for your body, because you won’t be eating any carbs, and they are extremely good for you heart, along with; skin, hair, healthy nails, and your brain health (omega-9).

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