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Trying out Paleo

Kelsey Bonilla Health Guide September 28, 2012
  • For the past month or so, I’ve been largely following the Paleo Diet.  If you’re not familiar, this diet is also known as the Caveman Diet and is based on the concept that we should only eat food that are ancient ancestors would have been able to eat.  This means no processed fo...

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  • My Bariatric Life
    Health Guide
    Sep. 28, 2012

    I've had great results with the Paleo/Primal way of eating. I wrote about my experience in a series of shareposts beginning with Primal Blueprint Diet: Introducing the 21-Day Total Body Transformation.

     

    Spoiler alert: I lost 8-lbs in 21-days.

     

    Good luck with your journey!

     

    -MBL

  • Anonymous
    Anna
    Oct. 27, 2012

    Going low carb/Primal (a version of Paleo) was one of the first things I did after I got T2, after doing a lot of my own research. Don't forget to eat plenty of fat. The fats of choice are coconut oil, avocados and ghee. Also include full fat foods. You might have an even lower insulin requirement and lower blood sugar if you do this, if your fat intake replaces...

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    Going low carb/Primal (a version of Paleo) was one of the first things I did after I got T2, after doing a lot of my own research. Don't forget to eat plenty of fat. The fats of choice are coconut oil, avocados and ghee. Also include full fat foods. You might have an even lower insulin requirement and lower blood sugar if you do this, if your fat intake replaces some of your protein intake. Against classical diabetes recommendations, Paleo doesn't subscribe to the notion of saturated fat being harmful to your health or heart. It doesn't raise blood sugar as carbs and proteins do, and is a good source of energ and nutrients. Enjoy!