Paleo Diet Basics and Benefits

The healthiest way you can eat.

If you want to eat healthy, the paleo diet is the answer. It’s considered the only nutritional approach that really works with the genetics. It helps to be strong, stay lean and have energies. Many research, in several fields: Ophthalmology, Dermatology, biology, biochemistry, etc, say it’s the modern diet humans need. It’s important to understand what is the root of degenerative diseases like heart disease, Parkinson’s, obesity, diabetes, infertility, etc. Food that contain refined foods, trans fats and sugar are part of this root.

Building A Healthy Paleo Diet.

Here are some foods you should use in your paleo diet:

Fresh fruits.

Fresh vegetables.


Grass-fed beef.


Nuts and seeds.


Olive oil.

coconut oil.

Walnut oil.

Avocado oil.

Lean Proteins.

These support healthy bones and optimal immune function. It also gives you the feeling of being satisfied between your meals.

Fruits and vegetables.

These are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phyto-nutrients. They reduce the developing of several degenerative diseases just like: diabetes, neurological decline and cancer.

Healthy fats from olive oil, grass-fed meat, nuts, avocados, seeds, fish oil.

Several epidemiological studies discovered that the diets rich in Monounsaturated and Omega-3 fats reduce, in a significant way, cancer, obesity, heart disease, cognitive decline, diabetes, etc.

Saturated Fats.

These fats has been demonized by the media and also by health authorities. What is really the basis for this? How about the recommendations they give? Are they justified. What’s the amount and types of saturated fats people should eat? Only having scientific and historical perspective, these questions may be answered.

Some saturated fats:

Poultry with skin.


Fatty beef.




Lard and cream.

The amounts and types of fat found in wild meat, fowl and fish.

The amounts of fat found in grain fed animals versus the amounts found in grass-fed, is considered one of the biggest deviations away from the paleo diet. In wild meat, for example, it’s quite mean and also contains very low amounts of saturated fats, but at the same time, it provides high amounts of omega-3 fats, like EPA and also DHA. Free range meat is much healthier than conventional meat, this can be proved by fatty acid analysis of wild ruminant tissues.

Health Benefits of a Paleo Diet.

What people understand and want to believe is that if the paleo diet provides best results, then it’s the diet they need. Factors like: weight loss, reduced pain from auto-immunity, improved blood lipids is the proof. On the other hand, some people are really not satisfied by just following, in a blind way, this diet recommendations. All they want is understand why they are doing it. The good thing, is that the paleo diet has proved and explained all this, for several time, by testing and also scientificaly.

By taking the paleo diet as part of our life, we get rid of the foods that harm our organism, like: legumes, dairy and grains. Also we increase the intake of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants.