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 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.
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.
There was one aspect of my childhood that was especially lucky. My parents insisted that I learn how to play a musical instrument at a young age. I think that eventually I would have played an instrument in any case. Music, in my gene pool, seems to be a genetic disease (but a good one).
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.
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.
While researchers have long known about exercise’s benefits for heart health and fighting cancer, more recently they’ve discovered that it improves the health and appearance of your skin. Turns out that exercise makes important changes in skin cells that make you look younger and more attractive.
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.
In a toxic world, helping your body deal with health-destroying contaminants that fill the environment is a must. Here’s how to perform a quick and easy saltwater flush for detoxing. And a reminder not to neglect eating a whole food, paleo diet.
Pharmaceutical companies are hot on the trail of drugs that can protect the brain against memory problems like Alzheimer’s disease. But here’s a natural way to douse your brain cells today with the brain-boosting chemicals drug manufacturers are spending millions trying to synthesize.
If your digestion is questionable, you bloat after eating and your skin gives you problems, inflammation from eating wheat (or other grains) may be at the root of your difficulties. That’s why a growing number of people have healed and saved their well-being with the paleo diet.
The paleo diet didn’t solve all of my physical problems. But it melted pounds effortlessly and made my chronic pain back off. Perhaps going on the paleo diet could do the same for you.
If you want to protect your heart, shrink your waistline, enjoy a better brain and shrink your risk of diabetes, a growing chorus of experts agree that there’s one type of food you should eliminate from your diet. It’s not sugar, but it can be just as dangerous to your health.
For me, the best part of the paleo diet is that I can eat all I want, lose weight and enjoy better health. But don’t take my word for it. Ask the pair of gorillas at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
Lately, probably because the paleo diet is becoming increasingly popular, so-called “experts” have begun to attack it. But most of the criticism is misplaced. For many people, the diet is a lifesaver.