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10 Secrets from Paleo Diet Grocery List

  1. 1. Nourish Your Inner CavemanFor some suggestion of how to gain healthy diet and lifestyle through naturalfood source, please follow this article, or visit my site at:http://www.paleodietgrocerylist.comProduct: http://www.paleodietgrocerylist.com/cookbook Page | 1 10 SECRETS TO NOURISH YOUR INNER CAVEMEN Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  2. 2. Nourish Your Inner Caveman SECRET #1 THE HEALTHIEST DIET IS THE OLDEST ONE!We all have an inner caveman. The vast majority of us just dont realize it. Page | 2An inner caveman whos craving foods he ate during the prehistoric era. Itprobably contradicts all your stereotypes, but the prehistoric man who livedbefore the advent of agriculture was, in many ways, an extremely fit, athleticperson. Usually, we think “caveman” and we think disease and deprivation.That isnt necessarily so. I cant actually confirm that every caveman had six-packabs, though some authors claim this is so.But they were fit. They walked for long distances in search of big game; theywalked in search of fruits, berries, and nuts. And when the food dwindled in onelocation, they migrated to find a better place to live (a new cave home if you will).As you might have already surmised, this new eating plan Im presenting youreally isnt new at all. In fact, its probably the oldest diet around. Its based onthe theory that the genes we modern humans possess are actually the result of lifeconditions which formed more than a million years ago in our evolution, evenbefore the advent of agriculture.Farming, the cultivation of wheat and other plants, did not even exist untilapproximately 10,000 years ago. The Paleolithic Era, the period from which thiseating plan is derived, ended about 20,000 years ago.We now place those two statements together with the fact that genes takehundreds of thousands of years at a minimum -- and two million years at most --to adapt their metabolism and physiology to different lifestyles. That means werestill working with a system thats more comfortable with a non-agricultural diet.The bottom line is this: the 10,000 years since the advent of farming is not nearlyenough time for our genes to adapt to not only grains, but legumes and dairyproducts. Now you can see why so many people have so many digestive issueswith todays diet. Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  3. 3. Nourish Your Inner Caveman SECRET #2:YOUR PREHISTORIC ANCESTOR WOULD NOT RECOGNIZE WHAT WE EAT AS FOOD!Sadly, this is true. He would not recognize the boxed pastas, the bags of chips,cheese puffs, and other snack foods as anything he would want to put in his Page | 3mouth.Today, the average American eats 31 percent more processed and packaged foodsthan fresh foods. Can you believe that?In our quest for a convenient rather than a healthy diet, we ignore the additives,flavorings, and colorings -- most of which are artificial -- that are attached tothose convenience foods. Whats the price tag for this convenience?Many nutritionists think its our very health. Are they exaggerating, trying toscare us into a different diet? Or are they prophets warning us to repent and cleanup our dietary act?Its easy to dismiss these dire warnings as merely voices in the woods crying wolf.But the research -- mounting every day -- tells us we might want to pay someattention to them.Lets just take one example, that of refined white sugar -- not even available toyour prehistoric ancestor. Today, it appears to be a staple of the American diet.Think Im exaggerating? Just read the following statistic. Itll get you thinking alittle deeper about how we eat.The average American consumes (now get this!) between two to three pounds ofsugar in a week. In the last decade -- a short 10 years! -- the consumption ofrefined sugar has increased from approximately 26 pounds per person yearly to awhopping 135! The sad part is, most of us dont even know that were eating thatmuch.And thats only one contributor to our current diet. Multiply these by all the otherfoods and additives, and its no wonder we have a nation of heart problems,diabetes, arthritis, and cancer sufferers!Therefore, one easy way to gain a healthy eating habit is through Paleo dietgrocery list Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  4. 4. Nourish Your Inner Caveman SECRET #3! THREE MODERN SUCCESS STORIES. . . And what do they eat? Before youre willing to even consider the fact you Page | 4have an inner caveman lurking inside you, you may be hoping that somewheretheres proof this style of eating improves your health.Three separate cultures are coming close to it -- and not surprisingly, they havethe longest lifespan and are among the healthiest people on the planet.No, its definitely not politically correct to call the following three societiesprehistoric. But Ive termed them in this manner because of the diet they eat. Thethree population segments, as diverse as they are, have one factor in common:they all have the longest life spans in the world.Not only that, their populations are virtually unscathed when it comes to sufferingfrom modern degenerative diseases. Who are these people?They are the Sardinians, residents of the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, theOkinawans, who live on the island of Okinawa off the coast of Japan, and areligious group, the Seventh Day Adventists. Each of these groups keeps a low-calorie diet composed primarily of fruits and vegetables.If theres a diet that could be called the polar opposite of the Standard AmericanDiet, then this one may be it. The Okinawans start by eating a minimum of sevenservings of vegetables a day. In addition they eat two to four servings of fruit.(Are you with me so far?)The group of islanders doesnt strictly follow the caveman pattern, though. Theydo eat some grains, mostly in the form of noodles, bread, and rice -- and justabout all of them are whole grains.The Sardinians and Seventh Day Adventists eat in a similar manner. And as agroup, they not only experience an amazing longevity, but experience very fewdegenerative diseases.According to many nutritionists, eating whole plant foods slows your bodysdigestive processes. This actually helps your body to absorb nutrients moreeffectively. And in the long run, this gives you a more balanced array of vitaminsand minerals. Not only that, but a slow digestive process means your appetite isregulated and your blood sugar remains level. Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  5. 5. Nourish Your Inner Caveman SECRET #4: HOW TO NOURISH YOUR INNER CAVEMAN: IF IT COMES IN A BOX, DONT EAT IT! Page | 5Nourishing your inner caveman is one of those great paradoxes of life. Its easy toexplain. The concept is simple to grasp, but actually implementing it in youreveryday life is a little tricky.Not only does it require an entirely new mindset, but it requires some discipline aswell. Lets get started outlining the basics of the plan. First, you inner cavemancant be healthy until you stop eating packaged and processed foods. Basically,theres a very simple rule of thumb at work here: If it comes in a box dont eat it.Right away you know you have to eliminate all packaged and processed foods.Lets just expand on that a moment. That includes all wheat and cereal grains.Basically, were talking about a diet thats rich in fresh fruits and vegetables andscarce on the wheat products. Oh, you know what Im talking about bagels,breads, pastry, donuts, cookies, crackers . . . did I say donuts?Your prehistoric ancestor -- prior to the advent of agriculture -- didnt eat dairyproducts, either. He ate no butter or cheese, drank no milk, ate no yogurt! So, ifyoure planning to adopt this diet, these items need to be on your "eliminationlist." (I told you it would require some discipline.)In addition to the fresh fruits and vegetables, you can eat animal protein. Thatsone food prehistoric man feasted on. But theres a catch (isnt there always?). Itmust be lean meat. You can have pork as long as you choose a lean cut of pork.Eat beef, but only if its lean.Paleolithic nutrition will be good source for you to pick out the right food.In fact, it’s even better if you can find meat that comes from animals that weregrass- and pasture-fed.If all this sounds extremely daunting or intimating to you, its really not. Ideally,your goal is to follow this diet word for word . . . food for food. But if you cantcompletely shed the American Diet Habit, I understand. Instead, considertackling this diet in small steps. Perhaps indulging your inner caveman at just onemeal to start. Make that a habit, then work on other meals.Even a small step takes you closer to a healthier you. Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  6. 6. Nourish Your Inner Caveman SECRET #5: MEATS THAT NOURISH YOUR INNER CAVEMAN Page | 6Your inner caveman loves meat. And think about it: he hunted. If he didnt bag awoolly mammoth or other animal, his clan went without protein. So those timeswhen he did bring home the meat were not only times of celebration, but arenewal of healthy eating for them.So it should come as no surprise that not many meats are off limits, as long as youchoose the leanest variety you can find. In fact, lean meat is a vital part of thisamazing lifestyle plan. Heres a comprehensive list so you can get a feel for howeasy it is to choose your meat and still be confident your nourishing your innercaveman: • Chuck steak • Extra-lean hamburger (no more than 7 percent fat) • Lean beef (trim it of all visible fat) • London broil • Lean pork • Pork chops • Pork loin • Flank steak • Top sirloin steakThe same guidelines apply to your eating habits for poultry. As long as you eatpoultry lean, youre nourishing your body. Here are just a few examples: • Chicken breast • Game hen breasts • Turkey breastYou may also be surprised to learn that youre encouraged to eat some types oforgan meats in order to keep that caveman inside you healthy. Enjoy beef, lamb,pork, and chicken livers. You can also eat beef, lamb, and pork tongues.Surprisingly, egg consumption is encouraged, as long as you keep it to amaximum of six eggs a week. If you love to eat eggs, consider making a two-eggomelet instead of three.Dont think itll satisfy you? Stuff it with plenty of fresh vegetables. It will notonly fill you up, but you just may discover its one of the most delicious ways toeat omelets. And itll help ensure youll get all the vegetables you need for the Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  7. 7. Nourish Your Inner Cavemanday! My favorite omelet vegetable is broccoli. The taste of it permeates the entireomelet! SECRET #6: MEATS AND GRAINS YOUR INNER CAVEMAN Page | 7 WANTS YOU TO AVOID!Oh, yes, there are certain meats you should avoid as you progress in yourprehistoric diet journey. Most of these youll discover are considered fatty. Whatare the worst offenders? • Chicken wings • Deli meats • Pork sausage • Salami • Chicken skin • Turkey skin • Pepperoni • Bacon • Fatty pork chops • Bologna • Fatty lamb chops • Breakfast sausage • Spam (Of course, plenty of people dont recognize this as a meat to begin with!)Prior to the advent of agriculture, Paleolithic man ate no cereal grains and nowheat, so these foods are off limits. Even if the grains say "gluten-free," they’restill not recommended for nourishing your inner caveman.Theses grains, as well as processed foods made with them, are off limits. Need alist? Im warning you, its fairly long. But it sets up your parameters nicely.They include: Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  8. 8. Nourish Your Inner Caveman Barley Corn Millet Oats Rice Rye Wheat Page | 8 Wild riceJust for emphasis, any food made from these products cant be eaten as well. Itsnot that Im trying to torture you by listing these, but it needs to be clearly statedwhat specific foods are not allowed. These include: Amaranth Pita bread Bread Pizza Buckwheat Quinoa Cakes Rice of all kinds Cookies Rice cakes Corn chips Rice flour Corn on the cob Rice noodles Corn starch Rice pudding Corn syrup Rolled oats Doughnuts Rolls Flat bread Rye Muffins Rye Crackers Pasta Tortilla PancakesRecommendation for paleo diet product:http://www.paleodietgrocerylist.com/cookbook Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  9. 9. 10 Secrets to Nourishing Your Inner Caveman SECRET #7: SHH! A WEEK OF MEAL PLANS TO KICK START YOUR NEW Thinking of nourishing your inner caveman, but just dont know where to start? Perhaps youre convinced that the foods you will be "stuck" eating will be boring and repetitive. Individuals who have given this prehistoric diet a real chance are delighted to find that its anything but boring. And despite the long list of forbidden foods, it’s wonderfully creative and diverse. Day One Breakfast Omelet with mushrooms, tomatoes, and onions. Morning Snack A half of cup of fresh berries of your choice. Lunch Grilled chicken salad with flax oil-based dressing.9 Dinner Steak with Pineapple Steamed asparagus Side of fresh tomatoes Evening Snack Guacamole Raw carrots and celery, or any fresh vegetables of your choice. Plan out your Paleo diet meal plan carefully to experience tasteful food but at the same time stay healthy in your diet. And heres an awesome recipe for that steak with pineapple. It just might entice you to indulge your inner caveman! Pineapple Salsa Steak I recommend you find a steak from a steer that has been grass fed if at all possible. This type of meat is becoming easier to find. 1 lb flank steak, grass fed if at all possible 1 tsp chipotle powder 4 slices pineapple 1¼ cup red bell pepper, chopped Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  10. 10. 10 Secrets to Nourishing Your Inner Caveman ¼ cup cilantro, chopped 2 Tbsp lime juice 2 tsp olive oil Instructions Mix olive oil and chipotle powder in a small dish. Brush onto both sides of steak, and either grill for five minutes or broil 3 minutes on one side. Turn the steak over. If grilling, grill for another 3 minutes. If broiling, broil for another 2 minutes. Place on plate. Cover. Allow it to rest for several minutes. In the meantime, grill the pineapple slices for two to three minutes on each side. Cut the pineapple into small bite-size chunks. Place these in a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients to this Cut the steak into thin slices, serve with the salsa. Enjoy!10 Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  11. 11. 10 Secrets to Nourishing Your Inner Caveman SECRET #8: MEAL-PLANNING TIPS TO DELIGHT YOUR INNER CAVEMAN When you begin this new way of eating, you may try hard but end up slipping up, either because of time or misconceptions. Below are several meal-planning tips to help you start nourishing your inner caveman properly! Eat as many fruits and vegetables as you want. In fact, the more you eat, the better. You can add fresh raw tomatoes as a side dish to just about any meal, including breakfast! Stuff your omelets with your favorite vegetables. Eat a large bowl of fruit for breakfast. There are plenty of ways to enjoy these nutritionally powerful foods without feeling as if youre eating the same old foods every day. Limit snacking on dried fruits. Technically, you should eliminate all dried fruit. It spikes your glycemic index far too fast. But if you just cant stay away from this type of food, at least try to eat it in moderation. Substitute other snacks -- even moderate amounts of nuts and seeds -- instead of snacking on dehydrated fruit. Armed with all of this, youre well on your way to nourishing your inner caveman. Youre beginning a new journey that will take you into the future healthier and with more vitality, by11 using the wisdom and evidence of the past. Ironic isnt it? As you travel, you may encounter a few bumps in the road. Dont let that stop you. Dont let it discourage you. Just take your new eating habits, one meal at a time. Youll discover its easy to keep on track this way! A great source is: http://www.paleodietgrocerylist.com/ebook Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  12. 12. 10 Secrets to Nourishing Your Inner Caveman SECRET #9: A MUST-HAVE CHEAT SHEET OF TIPS TO HELP NOURISH YOUR INNER CAVEMAN Consider the following few tips, tricks, and techniques -- a cheat sheet for your new lifestyle. This succinct list can be a constant reminder of how simple it is to succeed. Review this regularly. Every time you read it, youll find a different secret you can use to propel you to success! Below are six tips guaranteed to help you transform your inner caveman from a malnourished ghost into a healthy, robust part of your life! 1. When you eat meat, your first choice should be that from pasture-raised and grass-fed animals. If this isnt possible, choose the leanest cuts of meat. 2. Eliminate, as much as possible, all cereal grains and legumes (and remember the peanut is really a legume in disguise!) . 3. If it comes in a box, dont eat it. You cant get much clearer than that, can you? One of the first steps is to stop eating all packaged and processed foods. Yes, I realize you may have to12 wean yourself off of these. And thats fine. Youre at least taking the first step. 4. Say goodbye to dairy products. For me, this was the most difficult part of the program. The only dairy products you can safely eat are butter and small amounts of heavy cream. 5. Eat only when youre hungry. Dont stress if you skip an occasional meal. You will soon get back in touch with your body and itll let you know when youre hungry! 6. Whenever possible, eat your fruits and vegetables fresh. And eat them without many condiments or sauces. Your ancient caveman didnt set up a fondue pot over his fire. These tips will help you initially navigate your new eating habits. Soon you wont need them at all. Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors
  13. 13. 10 Secrets to Nourishing Your Inner Caveman SECRET #10: SURE-FIRE TIPS TO KEEP YOUR INNER CAVEMAN NOURISHED! Here are a few more tips to guarantee your success with your new eating style. These easy-to- implement suggestions will help ensure that youre eating properly and keeping your inner caveman healthy and happy. 1. Eat an abundance of foods that are rich in good fats, a moderate amount of animal protein, and a small amount of foods in the carbohydrate category. 2. Theres no need to count calories when youre eating like this. Youll naturally reduce your calories when you start increasing your intake of fresh fruits and vegetables. Youll feel full on fewer calories. Guaranteed. 3. For salads use olive, avocado, and macadamia oil. You can also drizzle these on your foods to add flavor. 4. Many experts in this diet recommend eating fruits with a low sugar content and a rich antioxidant content. Any type of berry is a great example.13 5. As you adopt this new eating plan, chances are that youre making major dietary changes to your life. Many people find it easier to tackle these changes one meal at a time. When you first begin, change only your eating habits for breakfast. Continue this for several days to a week, then slowly slip in more caveman-friendly foods as you go along. Before you know it, youll be nourishing your caveman during your lunch hour as well! And then . . . wow! Youre hooked on your new habits! What if youre sailing along on this plan and suddenly have a lapse? If you eat a meal thats less than nourishing for your inner caveman, dont worry. Just renew your efforts at the next meal. 6. Read as much as you can, not only about this eating style, but nutrition in general. Become your neighborhoods expert on eating and nutrients! Paleo diet grocery list provide guideline and diet plan for user who want to gain a healthy lifestyle. For more information about this natural paleo diet, please check out: http://www.paleodietgrocerylist.com or look for good ebook at http://www.paleodietgrocerylist.com/cookbook Natural Health Secrets From Your Prehistoric Ancestors

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