What is the Paleo Diet?
The Paleo Diet has made its way into the mainstream over the past few years thanks to numerous best-selling books and TV celebrities spreading the word about Paleo. Converts are raving about the diet in their social circles and gyms, leaving many of us wondering what exactly is this Paleo diet we keep hearing all about?
Also referred to as the “Primal”, “Caveman” or “Stone Age” diet, the Paleo Diet is based on core principles from our hunter-gatherer, ancestral lifestyle. Although at first glance it may appear to be another new fad diet, Paleo is actually about returning to a simpler, healthier way of eating that supports health and well-being.
Mark Sisson, author of the best-selling book The Primal Blueprint, explains that while the world has changed in innumerable ways in the last 10,000 years, the human genome has changed very little and thus only…
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