Some refer to the Paleo Diet as "the caveman diet."
According to Rebecca
Rovay-Hazelton, Licensed Nutritionist & Author of Choosing Health, "Paleo
diets are nothing new, they are based on eating how our hunter-gatherer
ancestors ate during 99.6% of our evolutionary history (roughly 2.6
million years ago until about 10,000 years ago when the agricultural
She outline the Pros and Cons of this stye of eating: PROs: - Cuts out the processed junk - Emphasis on blood sugar balance - Emphasis on nutrient-dense foods CONS: - Not individualized (customizing one’s diet is essential!) - Increasing animal proteins could increase toxic burden IF meats are not high quality (same for dirty dozen produce) - Takes time and energy to maintain…but so does any eating style
Rebecca will be giving two classes at New Leaf on the Paleo Diet: Paleo On the Go (September 10th 6:00pm-7:30pm) and Paleo Desserts (October 8th 6:00pm-7:30pm.) For more information about Paleo Diet, classes and some recipes by Rebecca, visit: http://newleafcommunity.com/nutrition-benefits-of-paleo-diet/
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