The Paleo Diet is more likely the imitation of how and what our ancestors eat during the early ages. The types of foods include of whole and unprocessed foods that are similar in nature.
Like the modern humans, the ancestors liked it eating foods that are known to be disease-free (diseases like diabetes, obesity, heart disease and other chronic diseases.)
In order to keep a track on the food that you are eating, better try to have meal plan that can go with your exercise. In that way you can also know how many carbohydrates, calories, vitamins and nutrients you are getting in a day. List all the healthy food that you will have or had on the day and you can make research about, it help you have a clear and better understanding on your food intake.
FISH AND SEA FOODS:
- “Pastured or Omega-3 enriched eggs”
- (Consume 2 eggs ONLY in 1 week . Eggs are high in cholesterol. And cholesterol is the main root of heart disease)
- “Sweet Potatoes”
“SEEDS AND NUTS”:
- Macadamia Nuts
- Sunflower seeds
- Pumpkin Seeds
“OILS AND HEALTHY FATS”:
- “Coconut Oil”
- “Olive Oil”
- “Avocado Oil”
“SPICES AND SALT”:
- “Sea Salt”
- “Himalayan Salt”
- “Garlic Turmeric”
As much as possible, choose only those pasture-raised, grass-fed and organic. This is also if you may be able to pay for it. Also, ensure to choose the least processed option.
- Who could not resist the indulging taste of chocolate and the quenching feeling of wine? Chocolate and wine are also perfectly healthy but only with small amount. Wine is rich in antioxidants and nutrients that are very beneficial to the body.
- If you want to rehydrate, water is the best thirst quencher and it should always be your number one choice of beverage. Tea and Coffee are not exactly paleo foods. But, they are also beneficial to the body. Tea is simply loaded with a lot of antioxidants and beneficial compounds. Coffee also has its antioxidants and also has its various health benefits.
You do not need to cut your urge on eating such food. But, be sure to monitor your portions because too much is bad, and less can also mean more in terms of health. If you cannot stand the urge on eating less healthy food, take it step by step. Eventually, the urge will pass.
If you are not familiar with the right nutrients that your body deserves, make a research or consult some professional advice. It is always not bad to have third-party opinions. They actually might help you on getting on the right track.