Diet, Health

THE PALEO FOOD PYRAMID

Diet and Nutrition are key pillars for health and fitness. People are realising that the traditional “Food Pyramid” is unsuitable, or worse, wrong in its recommendations.

The Paleo Diet is often wrongly viewed as being a “meat only / all protein / no carbs” approach to eating.

On the contrary, the emphasis on fresh vegetables and fruit, quality meats and oils/fats, and minimising or avoiding grains would be a more accurate description, illustrated well by this graphic!

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Here is a link to an earlier post which provides a simple but handy food chart for what is paleo!

I personally subscribe to The Metabolic Typing Diet approach of trying to identify the optimal balance between proteins, fats and carbohydrates for each individual. I wrote about this in detail previously and I find that it works best for me and my clients who have followed its guidelines.

As it happens, I am a “Protein” type under The Metabolic Typing Diet analysis, and therefore I find that much of what The Paleo Diet recommends works well for me.

However, each of us is different and I would urge you to acknowledge your genetics, your heritage, your current environment, and to undertake a full assessment on what works best for you.

Contact me if you would like to find out more about a full dietary assessment.

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3 thoughts on “THE PALEO FOOD PYRAMID

  1. Great tips! I really am in love with the paleo diet.
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  2. Great advice! I really love the paleo diet.

    Recently, I’ve actually made a lot of progress in changing my my lifestyle.

    The most important factor that has helped me achieve my goals healthwise is having access to quality paleo diet cookbooks.

    About a month ago I came across a cookbook that offers 125
    paleo recipes complete with a 1-month paleo diet meal plan.

    It also gives you Paleo shopping lists and tips on how to stick with it when dining out.

    The recipes are absolutely delicious and there’s tons of tips to boost your diet.
    I highly recommend it.

    Just click on the link below to get instant access:

    http://clickmeterlink.com/paleocookbook

  3. Great tips! I really am in love with the paleo
    diet.

    In the past few months, I’ve actually managed to change my eating habits.

    The biggest factor that’s helped me achieve my goals healthwise is quality
    paleo diet cookbooks.

    About a month ago I found a cookbook that offers 125 paleo
    recipes complete with a 1-month paleo meal plan.

    It also gives you Paleo grocery lists and tips on how to
    stay in line with your new diet plan while
    dining out.

    The recipes are mouth-watering and there’s plenty of tips to assist you
    with starting your diet. I highly recommend it.

    Just click on the link below for instant access:

    http://scrnch.link/paleocookbook

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