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A Brief List of Paleo Approved Foods

Your Fridge’s Guide to the Paleo Diet — This infographic contains a quick list of Paleo approved foods that should help you determine what you should and should not eat on this diet.  It was designed to fit onto a standard sheet of paper (8.5 x 11 inches or 216 mm x 279 mm). 

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What is the Paleo Diet?

Paleo diet foodThe Paleolithic diet, also known as the Paleo diet or the caveman diet, became a somewhat popular diet trend in the early 2000’s with the release of Loren Cordain’s The Paleo Diet.  More recently, however, the diet was made widely popular by the intense exercise craze called CrossFit

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Paleo Diet History

CavemanThe Paleolithic diet (Paleo for short) , or caveman diet, is founded on the basic principle that our bodies are better suited to eating like our Paleolithic hunter-gatherer ancestors.  With stable isotope analysis of bone and dental records suggesting that our Stone Age relatives were healthy and strong,

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Health Benefits of the Paleo Diet

Meditating womanIn January 2011, the American Diabetes Association reported that in the United States alone, nearly 26 million people are living with diabetes and 79 million people have prediabetes.  In addition, 1 out of every 3 deaths in the United States has been attributed to cardiovascular disease.

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Sample Paleo Breakfast Recipe

Dining setMost paleo dieters begin breakfast with a protein, some healthy fat, fruits, vegetables and seasonings.  Scott Hagnas, founder of CrossFit Portland, suggests that paleo dieters begin to get used to eating foods that are not considered traditional breakfast foods.  Throw out your pancake mix,

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Sample Paleo Lunch Recipe

Carving the roastThis spicy salmon salad recipe is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, a compound often lacking in the average American diet.  A few ounces of salmon will give more omega-3 fatty acids than an average diet can provide over multiple days, according to The World’s Healthiest Foods foundation. 

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Sample Paleo Dinner Recipe

Woman and turkeyTransitioning to the paleo diet may seem complicated, but with tools like a slow cooker, meat, vegetables, and seasonings, you can create a dinner masterpiece in no time.  This recipe is also good for a leftover lunch.  Pair this recipe with a side salad instead of bread for extra fiber and nutrition.

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The CrossFit and Paleo Diet Link

Fit guyCrossFit is an intense strength and conditioning program that is used to train elite military units, athletes, martial artists, and homemakers alike.  Using the same program, regardless of experience or build, CrossFitters train their bodies simply by changing intensity and weight-bearing loads.  Mixing many different workout genres,

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Benefits of the Paleo Diet for Athletes

Old School Football PlayerTraining for an endurance event or engaging in intense workouts must be founded on good nutrition that fuels the body, allowing you push it to the limit.  According to paleo expert Dr. Loren Cordain, previously a long distance runner, the paleo diet provides the fuel and energy needed to get you through events and training sessions. 

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Paleo Diet for Weight Loss

GymnastThe primary reasons people begin eating the paleo way are to lose weight or to attain ultimate physical fitness.  Trainers of CrossFit, an intense exercise craze started in California, encourage CrossFitters to pursue the paleo diet for weight loss and vitality.  And, with plenty of scientific research backing the diet’s beneficial properties,

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