The Paleo Diet or Low Carb Diet? Which is better?

This is an excellent question and a very popular one too. It is often asked by people who are trying to lose weight and are trying to make sense of all the weight loss information floating around. This question is not really an easy one to answer because it all depends on the person adopting the diet. This article will state the pros and cons of each diet and in the end, the decision lies in the hands of the reader. One diet is slightly better than the other but it’s more difficult to adopt. So, decide wisely. The paleo diet is not really about weight loss. It is more concerned with healthy food choices. Eating food that is good …

Is the Paleo Lifestyle Sustainable?

The paleo lifestyle often refers to adopting a paleo diet for life. This is often referred to as the ‘cavemen’ diet because it is how our early ancestors ate and lived. Several questions will come to people’s minds when they first hear of the paleo diet. Is it healthy? Is it expensive? Why do I have to sacrifice my favorite foods? Is it uncivilized? All these questions are often based on misconceptions and false notions. The paleo diet though slightly restrictive is perfectly healthy and sustainable. As with anything that needs to become a habit, it will take some time to adapt to the paleo diet and make it a way of life. Most diets are not sustainable in the …

Is the Paleo Diet As Healthy As It Claims To Be?

In one word… Yes. It really is. We live in a world that is surrounded by hype, slick marketing, misleading ads, fads, crazes and short term fixes. It is easy and even understandable if you feel that the paleo diet could be all hype. Like the saying goes, all foam and no beer. However, you will be mistaken. The paleo diet is everything it claims to be. It will improve your health, leave you looking leaner and fitter and will change your life. The paleo diet recommends only eating wholesome foods and avoiding foods that are not good for you. For example, the paleo diet recommends eating wild caught salmon which are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. This is extremely …

Is it Wise to Make My Entire Family Eat Paleo?

Ooh! This is a tough question. Usually the person asking this question is someone who has started going on a paleo diet and is so excited about it that he or she wants the entire family to join in. Before you even approach your family and try to convince them to go on a paleo diet, you need to bear a few things in mind. Firstly, the paleo diet is not an easy diet. There are many restrictions such as no consumption of sugar, processed foods, artificial additives, etc. Secondly, it’s not just a diet. It’s an entire lifestyle change. You will not be able to go to a party or gathering and eat what you want because not many …

Is It More Expensive To Go On a Paleo Diet?

The paleo diet is often to be more costly than just being on a normal diet. In fact, this is one of the reasons many people do not get on it. However, the paleo diet does not necessarily have to be expensive. You just need to tailor it to your needs. One of the requirements of the paleo diet is to consume organic foods and grass-fed meats. There is absolutely no doubt that these are more expensive than normal meats. So what do you do? Simple. You just adapt the paleo diet to suit your lifestyle and budget. There is absolutely no need to be so strict. The rules are not written in stone. Have some flexibility. You cannot afford …