The Paleo Answer

The Paleo Answer

7 Days to Lose Weight, Feel Great, Stay Young

Book - 2012
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"This book will show up how to lose weight and enjoy optimal health for the rest of your life!"--Provided by publisher.
"How to take the Paleo diet to the max for optimal weight loss and total health-from bestselling author and top Paleo expert Dr. Loren Cordain. Dr. Loren Cordain's bestselling The Paleo Diet and The Paleo Diet Cookbook have helped hundreds of thousands of people eat for better health and weight loss by following the diet humans were genetically designed to eat: meats, fish, fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and other foods that mimic the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors. In Maximum Paleo, he shows you how to supercharge the Paleo diet for optimal lifelong health and weight loss. Featuring a new prescriptive 7-day plan and surprising revelations from the author's original research, it's the most powerful Paleo guide yet. Based on the author's groundbreaking research on Paleolithic diet and lifestyle. Includes a new 7-day plan with recommended meals, exercise routines, lifestyle tips, and supplement recommendations. Reveals fascinating findings from the author's research over the last decade, such as why vegan and vegetarian diets are not healthy and why dairy, soy products, potatoes, and grains are not just unhealthful but may be toxic Includes health and weight-loss advice for all Paleo dieters-women, men, and people of all ages-and is invaluable for CrossFitters and other athletes. Written by Dr. Loren Cordain, the world's leading expert on Paleolithic eating styles internationally regarded as the father of Paleo. Whether you've been following a Paleo-friendly diet and want to take it to the next level or are just discovering the benefits of going Paleo, this book will help you follow the Paleo path to the fullest-for lifelong health, increased energy, better sleep, lower stress and weight loss"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2012.
ISBN: 9781118016084
1118016084
Characteristics: xix, 316 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.

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LRS1969 May 01, 2015

Paleolithic diets are MUCH better than the standard diet in America today (with the fact of its complete restriction of grains, legumes, and soy), however Cordain has two major problems in his approach.

Number one, wild animals back then - like today - have significant levels of saturated fats and primitive peoples (as research has shown time and time again) prioritise on the most fatty cuts. Paleolithic is NOT low fat!

Number two is the over emphasis on fruits and vegetables. Once the primate that became Man left the jungle, he no longer had routine access to RIPE fruits and vegetables. People with no farming or wilderness experience fail to grasp that fruits and vegetables are NOT ripe year around, and have very short time windows of when they are ripe. And Paleolithic Man had no means of preservation.

What was available year round was animal foods. Fatty, high protein, no carb animal foods.

Also, the Comment as to the life span of Paleolithic Man appears to have been pulled out of thin air. And while the AVERAGE life span of Paleolithic Man was lower than that of today, that is because infant mortality (which was horrific back then - for both the mother and baby), infectious diseases (no vaccines or antibiotics), and accident rates of just daily life were high. That caused the AVERAGE to show abnormally low. Paleolithic populations that reached adulthood tended to live much longer, easily into 60s and longer.

Specifically, archeological and anthropology experts and research consistently show that when Neolithic Agriculture (full scale farming, with heavy emphasis on starches - grains, legumes, and starchy vegetables - took hold, those Neolithic Peoples had MUCH lower life spans, significant chronic illness problems, dental problems, and were significantly shorter than their Paleolithic (and even animal husbandry Nomadic) predecessors.

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Aug 16, 2012

This book instructs you on what foods are compatible with your genetic requirements. It informs you of the effects on your health, of consuming grains, sugars and milk products. Highly recommended read for those who are concerned about their health.

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