Has anyone ever been on the Paleo diet?

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Has anyone ever been on the Paleo diet?

Terri69 Terri69
Has anyone ever been on the Paleo diet? If so, did you have success with it? I have read that it can be very beneficial, not only for weight loss but to stabilize your sugar levels. Do you have any recipes?
06/21/2012
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spunkmonkey spunkmonkey
I have never heard of it. What is it?
06/21/2012
Terri69 Terri69
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Originally posted by spunkmonkey
I have never heard of it. What is it?
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06/21/2012
CindyH CindyH
no what is it
06/21/2012
Annemarie Annemarie
I personally haven't, but I know a few people who are...

Imo, it's the new fad.
06/21/2012
MeliPixie MeliPixie
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Originally posted by Annemarie
I personally haven't, but I know a few people who are...

Imo, it's the new fad.
Same here. Public opinion of what's "healthy" and what "works" changes almost daily. This sounds like just another excuse to slap an "organic" label on things and charge three times as much as it's worth, in the name of Paleo this time.
06/22/2012
vanilla&chocolate vanilla&chocolate
I have heard of it, but I haven't been on it. I had a friend who tried it, and she found it very difficult.
06/22/2012
ScarletFox ScarletFox
I have slowly been trying to follow it a bit more, while I find it easy to give up things like breads and what not. Dairy is harder cause I really love things like cheese and ice cream.

However, I am finding that just changing up my diet to eat more veggies and fruits has helped dramatically.
06/22/2012
wdanas wdanas
I know some folks who do this diet religiously, and it does work for weight loss when combined with appropriate exercise or weight lifting - but several have reported having elevated cholesterol and triglyceride levels since starting the diet. Some to the point their doctors were concerned they would start having serious problems. Yeah, I suppose if your diet has you eating 2 lbs of meat and a dozen eggs a day, no matter how many veggies you have along with it, you will have problems.

Try it and see if it's good for you, but certainly monitor your health and take appropriate steps if things get out of hand.
06/23/2012
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