Eatin’ Like a Caveman… or Woman…
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Nuts and Seeds
A diet of the the above foods will provide a balance between acid-producing and alkaline-producing foods, which helps prevent conditions that thrive in an acid environoment.
This website says that a “lifetime of excessive dietary acid may promote bone and muscle loss, high blood pressure and increased risk for kidney stones and may aggravate asthma and excercise-induced asthma.” This diet balances acid and alkaline.
The Paleo Diet also increases the dietary intake of potassium and lowers the intake of sodium.
Our hearts, kidneys and other organs depend on potassium to function properly. When sodium intake is higher and potassium intake is lower, we are at risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, and strokes.
What Should I Not Eat?
Dairy Products, Cereal Grains, Refined Sugars, Legumes (including peanuts), Starchy Vegetables such as Potatoes, Salt, Refined Oil, and Processed Foods.
Have You Tried the Paleo Diet?
Lassen’s carries everything you need to eat on the Paleo Diet!
In upcoming posts I will share some recipes that comply with the Paleo Diet Plan!