Just as important as it is to eat foods that are good for you, you should avoid those foods that are bad for you.
Last week, I gave you the heart-healthy list. This week, I provide a list of foods you should avoid like the plague because they contribute to your risk of heart disease and other ailments.
If you want to live longer, reduce your chances of cancer, shrink your heart disease risk and swat down your risk for a stroke, you need the paleo diet’s secret ingredient.
When mainstream doctors suspect heart disease, they immediately turn to drugs for a cure. There is little discussion of diet.
But the simplest, easiest and tastiest ways to combat heart disease is to eat right. Of course, you knew that already. You know it’s true as is often said that, “you are what you eat.”
Heart health is really quite simple. Certain foods do your heart good. Eat more of them. Other foods do harm to your heart. Eat less of them or avoid them altogether.
When your intestines fail to keep toxins out of your body, you may be more vulnerable to cancer, arthritis, mental difficulties… a truly frightening list of deadly conditions. But here’s how the paleo diet can help the digestive tract stay intact and quit leaking.
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.