Can living like a caveman prevent disease and make you lean and fit? Some doctors argue that one of the hottest wellness trends today – the paleo diet – is also one of the healthiest. The key to living primal is limiting carbs to load up on grass-fed meat and organic produce. If you're ready to go full steam, here are some rules for the paleo diet.
Make fat your friend.
Most diets today are high in carbs, sugar, refined grains, and industrial vegetable oils, with very little healthy animal fat. Yet every cell in our body is made from fat, and we need a lot of the nutrient-rich kind in animal meat for hormone balance, immune health, and optimal performance. Research also suggests that a high-fat diet can also cause metabolic changes and speed weight loss.
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