Average Weight Loss: One to two pounds per week
Type of Diet: High-protein, high-fiber
About The Diet
The idea behind this diet is to eat like our human ancestors did because they had fewer diseases, where leaner, and healthier. On Paleo you eat lots of lean meats, fresh fish and fruits and vegetables.
The diet forbids any processed foods this means no dairy, salty foods, and most vegetable oils.
Fats come from eating nuts, avocados, olive oil, and seeds, and from grass-fed beef.
Exercising isn’t a requirement, but it is strongly recommended to boost weight loss.
Because this diet has recommends eating fish and meat, being a vegetarian or vegan while on this diet isn’t possible.
This diet makes a lot of bold claims about how it can improve your overall health, but what diet doesn’t?
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The Paleo Diet: Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Foods You Were Designed to Eat
By Loren Cordain
Healthy, delicious, and simple, the Paleo Diet is the diet we were designed to eat. If you want to lose weight-up to 75 pounds in six months-or if you want to attain optimal health, The Paleo Diet will work wonders. Dr. Loren Cordain demonstrates how, by eating your fill of satisfying and delicious lean meats and fish, fresh fruits, snacks, and non-starchy vegetables, you can lose weight and prevent and treat heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis, metabolic syndrome, and many other illnesses.
As with any diet program, it is important to consult with your doctor before starting any diet that would be a major change in your lifestyle. Rapid weight loss can exacerbate or trigger certain health conditions so it is important that you do not lose more than 1-2 lbs. per week.