Primitive Opinions; The Paleo Diet

Do we just need something to believe in?

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I’m constantly asked about ‘fad’ diets. Is Paleo the way to go? Should I try the Ozone? What about Raw? I think many people need structure. That anyone would choose restriction over diversity is a wonder to me! Most are really after a weight loss quick fix, fashionable superfood or maybe a miracle. The answer isn’t exciting. There’s no miracle cure, just as there is no Santa Clause or Easter Bunny. Like it or not, there’s no packaged superfood or paleo treat will nullify an overall bad diet and lifestyle and ‘cure’ you.

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The World’s ‘Best’ Diet as seen in Marie Claire

Last year I collaborated with Olivia Richardson on her article, All-day energy: The world’s best diet. Here it is…

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Academics from Yale University analysed low-carb, low-fat, low-GI, Mediterranean, Paleo, vegan and mixed/balanced (‘DASH’) diets and found the best is in fact none, but “a diet of minimally processed foods close to nature, predominantly plants” for optimal health, energy and disease prevention.

So what could a day on the world’s healthiest diet look like?

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