When you follow a new diet plan, it is important that you understand the nutritional needs of the diet. Here is a guide as to what you can expect to eat on the Paleo diet…
Meat, Fish and Eggs
These are a great source of protein which is needed for healthy muscles, immune function and bone health. Grass fed meat is better, however if you can only find grain fed, this is also acceptable!
Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
The bulk of your meals will be filled out with vegetables and fruit. These provide a high level of vitamins, minerals and essential fibre which helps the digestive system.
Nuts and Seeds
Nuts and seeds are a good source of healthy fats which can be good for the skin, hair and nails!
Healthy Fats and Oils
Olive oil, nut oils, avocado oils and coconut oil are all great sources of healthy fat, which provide omega-3 fatty acids which are good for the heart and brain.
On the Paleo plan, you should avoid eating:
- Cereal grains
- Processed junk food
- Refined vegetable oils