Overview of The Paleo Diet

Understanding The Paleo Diet The paleo diet is one of the most popular diets today. Originating from the Paleolithic period, this diet focuses on eating whole and unprocessed foods as a way to reduce risk of chronic diseases like obesity, diabetes, and hypertension. The paleo diet consists mainly of fish, meat, eggs, fruits, nuts, seeds, and non-starchy vegetables. In general, it prohibits foods that can be classified as grains (such as rice and wheat), beans or legumes (like soybeans or peas), dairy products (such as milk and yogurt), or sugars (such as honey). The benefits of this restrictive diet…

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