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How to take the Paleo Diet to the max for optimal weight loss and total health—from bestselling author and top Paleo expert Dr. Loren Cordain
Dr. Loren Cordain's best-selling The Paleo Diet and The Paleo Diet Cookbook have helped hundreds of thousands of people eat for better health and weight loss by following the diet humans were genetically designed to eat: meats, fish, fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and other foods that mimic the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors. In The Paleo Answer, he shows you how to supercharge the Paleo Diet for optimal lifelong health and weight loss. Featuring a new prescriptive 7-day plan and surprising revelations from the author's original research, this is the most powerful Paleo guide yet.
- Based on the author's groundbreaking research on Paleolithic diet and lifestyle
- Includes a new 7-day plan with recommended meals, exercise routines, lifestyle tips, and supplement recommendations
- Reveals fascinating findings from the author's research over the last decade, such as why vegan and vegetarian diets are not healthy and why dairy, soy products, potatoes, and grains can be harmful to our health
- Includes health and weight-loss advice for all Paleo dieters—women, men, and people of all ages—and is invaluable for CrossFitters and other athletes
- Written by Dr. Loren Cordain, the world's leading expert on Paleolithic eating styles internationally regarded as the founder of the Paleo movement
Whether you've been following a Paleo-friendly diet and want to take it to the next level or are just discovering the benefits of going Paleo, this book will help you follow the Paleo path to the fullest—for lifelong health, increased energy, better sleep, lower stress and weight loss.
"The Paleo Diet helps you lose fat, improve your health, and feel great. Loren Cordain's groundbreaking scientific research is changing the way we look at eating."
ROBB WOLF, author of the New York Times bestselling The Paleo Solution
"Loren Cordain's weight-loss plan simply works."
MICHAEL R. EADES, M.D., and MARY DAN EADES, M.D., authors of the New York Times bestselling Protein Power
"The Paleo Diet is at once revolutionary and intuitive. Its prescription provides without a doubt the most nutritious diet on the planet."
Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller, coauthor of the New York Times bestselling The New Glucose Revolution series
Dr. Loren Cordain's bestselling The Paleo Diet and The Paleo Diet Cookbook have helped millions of people eat for better health and weight loss by following the diet humans were genetically designed to eat: meats, fish, fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, and other healthful modern foods that align with the diet of our Paleolithic ancestors. In The Paleo Answer, Dr. Cordain shows you how to supercharge the Paleo Diet and create your own Paleo plan for weight loss and optimal lifelong health. The Paleo Answer provides:
- A powerful new 7-day plan with Paleo meal plans, supplement recommendations, and exercise and stress-reduction advice
- The latest groundbreaking global research on Paleolithic diet and lifestyle
- Inspiring stories of people who have lost weight and improved their health through the Paleo Diet and the Paleo lifestyle
About the Author
LOREN CORDAIN, Ph.D., is one of the top global researchers in the area of evolutionary medicine. Generally acknowledged as the world's leading expert on the Paleolithic diet, he is a professor in the Health and Exercise Science Department at Colorado State University. Dr. Cordain and his research have been featured on Dateline NBC and in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other media. He is the author of The Paleo Diet and The Paleo Diet Cookbook, among other books, and makes regular media and speaking appearances worldwide.
Table of Contents
PART ONE The Paleo Way
1 Paleo 2.0 3
2 The Truth about Saturated Fat 10
3 Your Own Paleo Diet 22
PART TWO Paleo Pitfalls
4 Vegetarianism Can Be Hazardous to Your Health 45
5 Just Say No to the Milk Mustache 72
6 Grains Are Antinutritious 104
7 The Trouble with Beans 130
8 Potatoes Should Stay below Ground 148
9 The Food–Autoimmune Disease Connection 161
PART THREE Maximum Paleo Living
10 The Paleo Answer 7-Day Diet Plan 183
11 Paleo Supplements and Sunshine 195
12 Paleo Water 213
PART FOUR The Paleo Answer for Everyone
13 The Paleo Diet for Women 227
14 The Paleo Diet for Children 242