If you were to write a movie about evil scientists plotting to insert secret ingredients into the food supply in order to make humans sick, you’d have a hard time coming up with something more inventive and potentially more dangerous than genetically modified (GMO) food.
The popularity of the paleo diet attracts attacks from many experts who debunk its benefits. And now some of those same naysayers are trying to claim that eating paleo makes you more vulnerable to cancer.
Medical research shows that merely switching to the healthiest cooking oils can drop your risk for hypertension, cardiovascular disease and lung problems. And if you’re on the paleo diet, choosing the right oil is crucial to keeping your diet on track.
Years ago, when I used to cut calories to keep my weight down, I spent long periods of my life as a miserable, cranky, deprived dieter. But nowadays, as a paleo eater and snacker, I’ve discovered a sweet treat that I can nosh on until I’m satiated and satisfied. And I never gain a pound.
Improving your health with a paleo diet should include paleo drinks. Here’s a look at a paleo beverage humans have been consuming for at least 5,000 years: It fights cancer, lowers your risk of heart problems, helps you lose weight, strengthens your bones and even sharpens the mind.
Some experts question whether the paleo diet is the best weight-loss approach. Here’s how the research shows it can make a big difference in your food environment, your health and the way your body looks.
Years ago, so-called health experts recommended eating a low-fat diet to help your heart health. But now the medical world is starting to wake up to the fact that getting the right fats is vital for your cardiovascular wellness.
Another day, another farcical “study” on the “benefits” of drinking diet sodas.
This one, reported on Denver’s local CBS affiliate, claims drinking diet sodas is better for losing weight than drinking water. This is “good news for diet soda lovers who also want to drop some pounds,” the reporter breathlessly proclaimed in her report.
Can chronic diseases be cured with the right food? A doctor cured herself of what was thought to be a hopeless case of multiple sclerosis by changing her meals. Learn the 10 changes in diet and lifestyle she’s discovered can put your body on the road to healing.
When I went on the paleo diet, I lost so much weight over the period of a year that I was a little worried that my health was in question. But a visit to the doctor showed that nothing was wrong. And since then, my weight has held steady right where I want it. And as long as I eat paleo, I can eat as much as I want.