Blog — Paleo

Alison Bell
Seven Staples for the Paleo Pantry

Seven Staples for the Paleo Pantry

Stock your pantry with these essentials and you will find it much easier to stick to your paleo lifestyle. Check out our paleo food list. With the aim of returning to ancient, more natural ways of eating, the paleo diet is proving to be far more than a passing fad. While it stems from the hunter-gatherer eating habits of our ancestors, increasing numbers of people are embracing a paleo diet in modern times. Sticking to paleo foods is a great way to eat healthily, maintain your optimum body weight and avoid heavily processed foods. The one trouble with sticking to...

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Resistant Starch – Why Leaky Gut Sufferers Should Avoid Grains.

Resistant Starch – Why Leaky Gut Sufferers Should Avoid Grains.

If you to suffer from leaky gut syndrome, you are likely to have also been through countless dietary adjustments to find a solution that suits your case and lifestyle. Healing a leaky gut is no simple or quick fix. There are obviously full diet plan options such as the GAPS diet, but if, like many people who suffer from this common but potentially debilitating ailment, you don’t want to completely miss out on foods you love, some minor dietary adjustments/additions might be your preferred avenue. Removing problematic foods and including foods that are gut healing can, depending in the severity...

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Grain-Free Diet Benefits for the Digestive System and So Much More

Grain-Free Diet Benefits for the Digestive System and So Much More

Written by Dr Axe There are a number of healthy diet options these days. Depending on your goals, convictions, and conditions or disease risk, you should have no problem (with some research legwork) figuring out what is best for your needs. One popular option, particularly for those with celiac disease, gluten intolerance or autoimmune conditions, is a grain-free diet.  Taking a step beyond gluten-free eating, those on a grain-free diet usually seek to resolve various health problems. Take Dr. Kellyann Petrucci, for example: This naturopathic doctor went gluten-free after a personal trainer suggested it and found that it helped her with a...

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Are High-Fat Diets Bad for the Microbiome?

Are High-Fat Diets Bad for the Microbiome?

Written by Chris Kresser Those in the Paleo and ancestral health communities have a tendency to follow high-fat, low-carb diets. After all, when you cut out grains, you naturally cut out a lot of carbs. But are there downsides? What happens to our microbiome on a high-fat diet? If you’ve been following my work for a while, you won’t be surprised when I say, “It depends.” In this episode we discuss: Questions to ask about these findings High fiber and its impact on high-fat diets Low-carb, low-fiber diets can be detrimental Each person responds to high-fat diets differently Chris Kresser: Hey,...

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