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What Is The Paleo Diet?

Non-starchy vegetables contain eight times more fiber than whole grains and 31 times more fiber than refined grains. Even fruits contain twice as much fiber as whole grains and seven times more fiber than refined grains! The paleo diet loren cordain carbohydrates and protein intake already accounted for, fat intake comprises the rest of the Paleo diet.

The Paleo diet calls for moderate to higher fat intake dominated by monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats with a better balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fats. When following the Paleo diet, you will cut the trans fats and the omega-6 polyunsaturated fats in your diet and increase the healthful monounsaturated and omega-3 fats that were the mainstays of our ancestors.

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Recent large population studies, known as meta analyses, show that saturated fats have little or no adverse effects upon cardiovascular disease risk. One major benefit of the Paleo diet is an increased consumption of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and plant phytochemicals.

Whole grains are not a good substitute for grass-produced or free-ranging meats, the paleo diet loren cordain, and veggies, as they contain no vitamin C, vitamin A, or vitamin B Many the paleo diet loren cordain the minerals and some of the B vitamins whole grains do contain are not absorbed efficiently by the body.

This book claims to be the last word in explaining what our ancestors ate, and to not be just another book full of fads, but it is seriously flawed.


The author seems to be trying to merge information on what the caveman diet consisted of with as many modern food fads as possible. He is particularly ignorant about healthy fats and oils. The book is also not very convinc I'm a big supporter of the Paleo diet concept and the idea that we need to eat the traditional foods our genes need to be healthy.

The book is also not very convincing in the way it explains the scientific basis for the Paleo the paleo diet loren cordain.

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I disagree with the authors very-low salt stance and would advise them to read about unrefined sea salt and the work of Dr Brownstein on the many myths about salt and low-salt diet scaremongering, and the cholesterol scaremongering as well.

The author has also been grossly misinformed about saturated fats. You should probably ignore what the author says about fats and oils in this book, as most of it is just plain wrong. The paleo diet loren cordain vegetable oils did not exist in paleolithic times and cooking with flax oil is very unhealthy!

Saturated fats are also an important part of a healthy diet, and eating the paleo diet loren cordain does NOT raise your cholesterol levels. The 'very high' cholesterol levels mentioned in the book of are also not high at all, and well within the healthy range of - according to lipid expert Mary Enig PhD.

Oils should never be heated to very high temperatures such as in deep frying.

Loren Cordain first became interested in nutrition during his childhood, from his mother encouraging him to eat his fruits the paleo diet loren cordain veggies and from his father giving him books about Stone Age people and how they lived off the land from wild plants and animals.

Later, as a graduate student at the University of Nevada-Reno, and as a doctoral student at the University of Utah, he became involved in research involving body fat measurements.

The Paleo Diet 101 – Dr. Loren Cordain

As a young professor at Colorado State University, Dr. Loren Cordain initiated a wide variety of research projects involving diet and athletic performance with the help of his graduate students. He was introduced to the Paleo Diet concept in about when he read Dr.