Living Paleo For Dummies

Living Paleo For Dummies

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By (author) Melissa Joulwan, By (author) Kellyann Petrucci

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 360 pages
  • Dimensions: 191mm x 231mm x 23mm | 272g
  • Publication date: 4 January 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 111829405X
  • ISBN 13: 9781118294055
  • Edition: 1
  • Sales rank: 66,272

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A fun and practical guide for adopting Paleo diet principles into your daily life The human body survived for more than 2 million years with the food found in nature: game meat, fish, vegetables, wild fruits, eggs, and nuts. Humans were thriving on this diet high in animal fat and proteins and low in carbohydrates, but things changed when we introduced unnatural and processed foods to our bodies. The Paleo movement is one of today's hottest diet and healthy-eating approaches. Its appeal comes from the fact that it is a sustainable alternative to more restrictive diets that often lead to burnout and failed weight loss efforts. The Paleo diet is about using natural foods to achieve great health and a perfect physique. Living Paleo For Dummies shows you how to adopt the Paleo lifestyle and improve your health and longevity. Offering more than 40 recipes for every meal of the day, and providing tips for getting around common roadblocks such as eating out, this essential guide to adopting a primal diet also provides the latest, cutting edge research from genetics, biochemistry, and anthropology to help you look, feel, and perform your best. The details of eating the foods that our bodies were designed to eat A complete introductory plan to kick start the Paleo journey Tricks to save on the food bill while adhering to a primal meal plan Living Paleo For Dummies is for anyone looking for a fun and informative guide that simplifies the complexities of the Paleo Diet while outlining and explaining the science behind the benefits.

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Melissa Joulwan is the author of the paleo recipe and lifestyle blog www.theclothesmakethegirl.com. Dr. Kellyan Petrucci, who is a go-to expert in the nutritional field, helps patients build the strongest, healthiest body possible through her family-based workshops and consulting practice (www.drkellyann.com).

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'...an extremely reliable and well-argued book, which covers some complex subjects very deftly and will almost certainly leave you feeling better acquainted with some of the industry's biggest wigs.' (Private Equity International, March 2013) " There are plenty of gems in there. If you want a quick-start guide to living Paleo, this book certainly delivers." (Cat Food is Good for You, April 2014)

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Learn to: Lose weight with the Paleo lifestyleImprove your health and longevityMake Paleo-friendly dishes for every meal of the dayLook, feel, and perform your bestTackle high-intensity workoutsAdopt the Paleo lifestyle and start looking and feeling your best"Living Paleo For Dummies" shows you how to adopt the Paleo lifestyle and improve your health and longevity. Offering more than 40 recipes for every meal of the day, and providing tips for getting around common roadblocks such as eating out, this essential guide to adopting a primal diet also provides the latest, cutting-edge research from genetics, biochemistry, and anthropology to help you look, feel, and perform your best.Living Paleo 101 -- find out how living Paleo can affect your body and mind as well as dramatically change the way you look and feelThe Paleo pyramid -- get to know about Paleo nutrition as well as how aspects of the caveman lifestyle, such as adequate sleep, sun, and exercise, contribute to higher quality of lifeCook like a caveman -- dive into a collection of delicious, comforting recipes that will fill every meal (and your stomach) with healthy, energizing foodsPower through pitfalls -- discover how to overcome common obstacles to adopting the Paleo lifestyle, like how to eat while dining in restaurants, traveling, and celebrating special occasions without sacrificing your Paleo habits"Open the book and find: The biology behind the Paleo lifestyle40+ Paleo recipes for everyday entrees, easy one-pot meals, side dishes, sauces and seasonings, and snacks and treatsA caveman workout routineStrategies to help you lose weight and fight agingA 30-day "reset" to get yourself into the planHow to eat Paleo when dining outTips to transition your whole family to Paleo eating

Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part I: The Power of Paleo 7 Chapter 1: What Is Paleo? 9 Chapter 2: Modern Foods and Your Inner Cave Man 25 Chapter 3: Gearing Up for Paleo 45 Part II: Embracing the Paleo Lifestyle 63 Chapter 4: Paleo Nutrition 65 Chapter 5: Modern Challenges, Ancient Solutions 85 Chapter 6: Incorporating Paleo Exercises into Your Life 111 Chapter 7: Stocking a Paleo-Friendly Kitchen 141 Chapter 8: Paleo Jump Start: The 30-Day Reset 163 Part III: Paleo Recipes for Success 179 Chapter 9: Slow Down, Savor, and Keep It Simple 181 Chapter 10: Everyday Entrees 191 Chapter 11: One-Pot Meals 205 Chapter 12: Vegetable Side Dishes 217 Chapter 13: Snacks and Treats 231 Chapter 14: Sauces and Seasonings 245 Part IV: Making Paleo Practical in a Modern World 259 Chapter 15: Dealing with Potential Pitfalls 261 Chapter 16: Dining Out and Traveling 275 Chapter 17: Enjoying Special Occasions 287 Chapter 18: Transitioning the Family 299 Part V: The Par t of Tens 315 Chapter 19: Ten Foods to Always Have in the Kitchen 317 Chapter 20: Ten Effective No-Equipment Exercises 321 Index 327